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Hackers attempted to interfere in the coronavirus pandemic responses.

In April of 2021, a few hackers targeted the top officials working on the global responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Employees’ passwords were leaked through various other websites. Most of the attacks were phishing emails to lure the company’s staff into clicking on a continuously sent malicious link through emails that would download malware onto their devices. At that time, over 2000 passwords were circulated across the internet for the cybercrime the company had never committed but had encountered.

Many people gave it a political aspect for various political advantages. Whereas some said that the company has gone into defensive mode.
The hackers leaked a fake public notice by impersonating the company and urged the public to donate to a fictitious response fund over the real COVID – 19 response fund.

It is advisable to stay safe and stay alert to such malicious emails as you never know the bigger picture of the consequences.

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