COVID-19 and malicious websites.: D97-1/00-103-2020E-PDF

"Threat actors are taking advantage of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as an opportunity to register malicious websites disguised as resources related to COVID-19, such as news and public health updates, maps showing the spread of COVID-19, or even pleas to donate money to charitable campaigns and emergency funds. Threat actors use malicious websites to misinform the public, steal sensitive information, and spread malware to damage or compromise systems and devices"--Page [1].

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Department/Agency Canadian Centre for Cyber Security.
Communications Security Establishment (Canada)
Title COVID-19 and malicious websites.
Series title [Awareness series] ; ITSAP.00.103
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) "May 2020."
Title from caption.
Issued also in HTML format.
Issued also in French under title: La COVID-19 et les sites web malveillants.
At head of title: Canadian Centre for Cyber Security.
Publishing information [Ottawa] : Communications Security Establishment = Centre de la sécurité des telecommunications, 2020.
Description 1 online resource (1 unnumbered page)
Catalogue number
  • D97-1/00-103-2020E-PDF
Subject terms Internet fraud -- Canada -- Prevention.
Computer fraud -- Canada -- Prevention.
Computer security -- Canada.
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