Saturday, April 18, 2020

Google blocks 18 million gmail accounts every day for spreading Hoax Covid-19

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The parent company of technology company Alphabet Inc., Google, reports it has blocked more than 18 million phishing emails infiltrated by malware related to the Covid-19 corona virus every day.

They do malware scanning using deep learning technology, which is one of the machine learning methods that allows computers to learn tasks and adapt to human nature

The result, the company led by Sundar Pichai has found 300 billion malware content attachments ready to be distributed to Gmail users

On the other hand, cyber security company, Barracuda Networks noted an increase of up to 667 percent of dangerous phishing email attacks during the corona virus pandemic Covid-19

Many of these emails were in the name of the British government, the World Health Authority (WHO), the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including United States President Donald Trump

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"Phishing attacks always have the same nature of inciting users with information on Covid-19," Siber Barracuda Networks security expert Scott Helme was quoted as saying by the BBC
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"The corona virus pandemic is a very sensitive topic and cybercriminals make use of this moment very well. Because, when people get information about corona, they will immediately click on the link," he added.

Previously, the British National Cyber ​​Security Center and the US Department of the Interior conveyed information that hackers are currently exploiting the condition of the pvidemic Covid-19

Through their official NCSC website, the British National Cyber ​​Security Center asks the public to be introspective. If you receive a suspicious e-mail, mark it with Spam or Junk

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