German government loses ‘tens of millions’ in COVID-19 phishing attack

German government loses ‘tens of millions’ in COVID-19 phishing attack

Posted April 20, 2020
German government loses ‘tens of millions’ in COVID-19 phishing attack

  • The government of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) in western Germany has reportedly lost tens of millions of Euros after hackers impersonated its website for distributing emergency coronavirus funding.
  • The blame has been attributed to NRW officials who had failed to set up a secure method of distributing funds.

    ITPro. – Sabina Weston | April 20, 2020