Fake websites that claim to offer information or treatments for coronavirus are another significant threat. The security industry has already uncovered one case in which hackers are using an interactive map of coronavirus infections created by Johns Hopkins University to trick people into landing on a malicious website. They are selling these ‘infection kits’ to other hackers in the Dark Web, said Karim Hijazi, CEO of Prevailion, a cyber intelligence company headquartered in Columbia, Maryland.
Accenture Ventures, the venture capital arm of global IT consulting firm Accenture, has invested in cyber intelligence company Prevailion.
Accenture invests in Prevailion to give clients early warning of cyber threats