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Chinese hackers and others are exploiting coronavirus fears for cyber espionage

Headline news and global disorder are tools hackers take advantage of to make their next breach.
by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Government-sponsored and criminal hackers from around the world are taking advantage of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic to spy on adversaries, according to multiple cybersecurity threat intelligence companies.

Hacking groups aligned with the Chinese and Russian governments, among others, have been sending out malicious email attachments about  the virus in recent weeks.

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