“Corona antivirus” infects victims with malware

Cybercriminals continue to leverage the ongoing coronavirus outbreak for their own gain by launching numerous scam campaigns which use Covid-19 as a lure to trick users into installing a variety of malware and data stealers.

In the latest scam, discovered by Malwarebytes, cybercriminals have set up a website advertising “Corona Antivirus – World’s best protection” which tries to trick users into installing antivirus software that supposedly has the capabilities to protect users from becoming infected with the virus in real life. The creators of the site have even provided more details on how their solution works, saying:

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