Hackers using fake HIV test results, coronavirus emails to target healthcare companies

Making a drama out of a crisis, as usual…:

Cybercriminals are using fake HIV test results and coronavirus conspiracy theories to break into the computer systems of healthcare companies.

Researchers at enterprise security company Proofpoint found evidence that hackers were impersonating a top U.S. medical center and sending out fake HIV test result emails. The aim was to lure recipients into opening malicious content embedded into the message.

Workers in insurance, healthcare, and pharmaceutical companies worldwide were all targeted in these attacks, according to a Proofpoint blog post.


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