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400 Cybersecurity Pros Volunteer to Fight Hacking Tied to Coronavirus

An international group of nearly 400 volunteers with expertise in cybersecurity formed on Wednesday to fight hacking related to the novel coronavirus. Called the COVID-19 CTI League, for cyber threat intelligence, the group spans more than 40 countries and includes …

Employers Beware: Working from Home Creates New Cyber Risks

As companies and government agencies send their employees home to avoid contact with the coronavirus, many cyber-security teams are facing the unenviable challenge of securing sprawling, vulnerable networks. Every time an employee connects to their corporate network from home, they’re …

Watch Out for Virus-Tied Cyber Attacks on Remote Workers, Warns Tech Professor

The heightened fear and anxiety that COVID-19 is causing people worldwide brings vulnerable targets for cyber hackers. “We are living in a heightened time of cyber risk. Cyber criminals will take advantage of public fear and due diligence health measures …