News for the cybersecurity community during the COVID-19 emergency
At a glance.
- China says that biomedical organizations should be off-limits to hacking.
- Czech Republic continues to look toward Russia as the source of recent cyber incidents.
- Astroturfing, political advocacy, and the propagation of tendentious news.
- More on telework.
Claims that Vietnam has been sniffing at the networks of Chinese agencies involved in controlling the pandemic have moved Beijing to call for international condemnation of such activities. In the Czech Republic, suspicion grows of Russian responsibility for cyber operations detected in Czech medical facilities. A quick look at astroturfing and influence operations, and more worries about the security of telework. For more, see our daily update on COVID-19 and the cybersecurity community.