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Creating Chaos: How Antifa and other extremists drive discord online

As unrest continues in scores of cities across the United States, the power of anonymity gives rise to dizzying levels of discord, disinformation, conspiracies, and anarchy-peddling, across social media and the world wide web.

Microsoft Warns of COVID-19 Phishing Emails Spreading RAT

An ongoing “massive” COVID-19-themed phishing campaign is attempting to install the NetSupport Manager remote access tool on Windows devices, according to a series of alerts from the Microsoft Security Intelligence team.

Fake resumes, job and mortgage offers take advantage of coronavirus chaos

The coronavirus crisis has provided fresh opportunity for online scammers to target newly unemployed and financially vulnerable workers, and now employers as well.

How Hackers Are Seizing on COVID-19 and Hampering the Global Response

Cybercriminals are notorious opportunists. Much of their trade relies on creating timely “lures” or “bait” to entice their victims to click on fake websites or download files that contain malware.

American touting covid conspiracies probably posted WHO, Gates Foundation passwords online, report says

An American touting conspiracy theories about the spread of the coronavirus was the likely source of an incident in which nearly 25,000 credentials from the World Health Organization, the Gates Foundation and other institutions fighting the pandemic were posted to the Internet last week, new research concludes.

10 Unemployment Scams to Avoid

More than 26 million Americans have already sought unemployment funds. Hackers will be on the hunt for more victims.

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