Coronavirus: WHO sees rise in cyberattack attempts by hackers, official says

Coronavirus: WHO sees rise in cyberattack attempts by hackers, official says

Posted March 23, 2020
Coronavirus: WHO sees rise in cyberattack attempts by hackers, official says

  • Elite hackers tried to break into the World Health Organization earlier this month, sources told Reuters, part of what a senior agency official said was a more than two-fold increase in cyberattacks amid the spread of a new coronavirus.
  • Officials and cybersecurity experts have warned that hackers of all stripes are seeking to capitalize on international concern over the spread of the coronavirus.

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