Currently, in the world, everyone is aware of the Corona Virus. Recently we have got to know that coronavirus has infected 1 million people. There is a lot of news spreading about COVID-19, but here we have got one report that will blow your minds.
Hackers linked to Iran target WHO staff emails
From sources, We have got the news that the personal email account of staff at the World Health Organization got targeted during this coronavirus outbreak, This information got confined by four people who know the matter, and they told it to Reuters.
There is not a single account is compromised yet that we have got confirmed till now, But the attacks show that hackers are trying to seek information about COVID-19 from WHO.
The reports have confined that there is more than 40,000 death confirmed around the globe due to coronavirus crisis. Still, there are high chances that these numbers will get increase soon. In these situations, the hackers attempting to hack personal accounts of WHO members.
From March 2 many hacking attempts got noticed, In that they have confirmed that hacker tried to steal passwords of WHO staff by sending malicious messages designed to mimic Google web services, These message has sent to their email account. This is known as the very famous hacking technique “Phishing”.
Words from the source
“We’ve seen some targeting by what looks like Iranian government-backed attackers targeting international health organizations generally via phishing,”
WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic Said
“To the best of our knowledge, none of these hacking attempts was successful”
Iran’s government denied any involvement and said
“These are all sheer lies to put more pressure on Iran, Iran has been a victim of hacking.”
After all these a person from the U.S. has said that be aware of all this, As he was aware of Iranian campaigns.