Government-backed hackers are exploiting coronavirus to lure victims

Hackers sponsored by Chinese, Russian and North Korean governments have been using COVID-19 themed phishing emails to infect millions of vulnerable devices with malware.

Government-backed hacker groups in China, Russia, and North Korea are taking advantage of the global epidemic and are sending out coronavirus-themed phishing emails to infect targeted devices with malware to either exfiltrate data or infiltrate spyware or ransomware.