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An Unprecedented Phishing Pandemic: Attackers Take Aim at Vulnerable Healthcare Providers and Patients
As if Covid-19 wasn’t enough of a crisis, the number of cyber attacks on frontline healthcare responders has surged at the same time as the global pandemic – trending upwards almost entirely in line with case numbers.
This destructive force has caused massive disruption and has put the lives of both patients and professionals at even greater risk. So why would critical services be preyed on at a time like this?
It can only be assumed that where there is fear, uncertainty, urgency and panic, there also exists a lucrative opportunity for cyber criminals and those who wish to bring even more chaos to the world.
Since the start of the Covid-19 global pandemic, the world has experienced a significant increase in the number of cyber attacks.