News for the cybersecurity community during the COVID-19 emergency
At a glance.
- Government phishing.
- Criminal phishing.
- Pandemic disinformation, astroturfing, and political advocacy.
- Governments continue experiments with technical aids to contact-tracing.
- Telework updates.
- Corporate discounts and corporate cooperation.
Phishing expeditions, whether mounted by governments or gangs, have changed their bait, but they're after the same catch. Disentangling disinformation from astroturfing and advocacy. Contact tracing's need to address privacy and security. Updates on telework tools (especially Zoom). See the CyberWire's daily coverage of COVID-19 and cybersecurity here.