Let’s Discuss and Analyze the COVID-19 Ransomware, then REMOVE IT!
The COVID-19 pandemic has been spread the whole world for over three months since February 2020 and more than 5,106,686 cases are confirmed until now (May 22 at 3:55 PM ). “In excess of 333,001 people have died in this pandemic and the number of deaths will keep increased.” reported by the World Health Organization. The outbreak of the Coronavirus strain undoubtedly gives people’s live enormous influence in every aspect no matter offline or online.
No, I’m not scaring you that you might have risks when taking activities online like working remotely, shopping online, viewing emails from customers/colleagues, etc, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It doesn’t mean Coronavirus has the ability to attack and threatening your online behaviors but according to some reports from security researchers who work for Macfee, TrendMicro, Symantec, they confirm that COVID-19 pandemic is exploited by cyber actors to be used in a variety of malicious campaigns including email spam (Remove COVID-19 Phishing Email Virus), BEC, malware, ransomware, and malicious domains. MacUtility.com will keep launch a series of articles discussing all types of COVID-19 pandemic malware and share you with the most effective virus removal guides. Today we are going to talk about the COVID-19 ransomware.