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AdSecure Exposes How Malvertisers Exploit Users During the COVID-19 Pandemic

AdSecure, the innovative cybersecurity company monitored malicious activity from 1 March to 15 April 2020 to see how the COVID-19 epidemic was being exploited by bad actors. As millions of people are now working from home, where online security isn’t as stringent compared to office cybersecurity systems, the pandemic has created a perfect storm for malvertisers. “Malicious attacks grew exponentially alongside lockdowns and hit a peak of +116.14% on 28 March” As lockdowns began to be introduced across the globe, the number…