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Coronavirus phishing scam targets university students, staff

March 19, 2020

Abnormal Security

Abnormal Security

A new phishing email campaign targeting college students and staff to capture log-in credential and infect computers with malware is taking advantage the coronavirus pandemic to appear more legitimate to its targets. The San Francisco-based software company Abnormal Security published an advisory on its website last Friday noting that attackers are using the fact that students and staff are “likely highly attuned to any news about a university’s response to the outbreak, and thus are more likely to engage with an email about it.” Read the full article in EdScoop here.

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