Malicious files masked as documents relating to the coronavirus have been spotted by “Kaspersky”, these files are designed to exploit people’s fears while spreading ransomware, Trojans, and worms capable of destroying, blocking, or modifying your personal data.
10 unique files including pdf, mp4, and Docx have been circulating the web. each case implied that they contained critical information on how to detect or protect yourself from the coronavirus.
Kaspersky Has detected the following file you should stay from:
Remember: legitimate documents and video will rarely be .exe or .lnk formats.