Fake Online Coronavirus Map Delivers Well-known Malware
Posted by Sali Kaceli on 03/12/2020 11:09 AM
A malicious website claiming to be the live map for coronavirus/COVID-19 produced by Johns Hopkins University is circulating around the Internet. The website infects the user with the AZORult Trojan, an information-stealing program which can exfiltrate a variety of sensitive data. It is likely being spread via infected email attachments, malicious online advertisements, and social engineering. Anyone searching for a map of the coronavirus could unwittingly navigate to this malicious website. The actual map is available at https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html. Learn more from this article on additional guidelines and tips to to protect your computer and the Cairn systems.