March 16, 2020

Increased Phishing Related to COVID-19

COVID-19 related phishing attempts are on the increase! The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security has seen an escalation in reports of adversaries leveraging public fear of, and interest in, the COVID-19 pandemic to spread malware that can infect corporate and personal systems.

Attached is a short info-guide published by The Cyber Centre to help identify COVID-19 related cyber threats. This document is also available on BCIT Be Cyber Aware website.

If you have any questions, please send an email to becyberaware@bcit.ca.

Cyber Hygiene for COVID-19.pdf