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How hackers are using coronavirus maps to infect your computer

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NEW DELHI: Coronavirus outbreak has been declared as pandemic by the World Health Organisation. The virus emanated from the central Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019 and has till now infected 1,21,000 people leading to the death of 4,300. Many universities and organizations have introduced dashboards that help in keeping track of the growing…

Hackers are using coronavirus maps to infect your computer

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As coronavirus threatens to become a global pandemic, everyone’s keeping a close eye on how it’s spreading across the world. Several organizations have made dashboards to keep track of COVID-19. But now, hackers have found a way to use these dashboards to inject malware into computers. Shai Alfasi, a security researcher at Reason Labs, found that…