WARNING: Malicious Website Masquerading as a Live Map for Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases
CISA IOCC has issued an Awareness Message regarding a malicious website masquerading as a live map for Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins University is circulating on the Internet to entice unwitting users to visit. Visiting the website infects the user with the AZORult trojan, an information stealing program which can exfiltrate a variety of sensitive data. The URL for the malicious site is (corona-virus-map[dot]com).
The American Medical Association has a similar message on its website: https://www.ama-assn.org/practice-management/sustainability/physician-cybersecurity
Please notify all employees and staff within your organizations regarding this malicious website. Thank you.
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