Fake Corona Antivirus used to Install Malware
There is no "Corona Antivirus," therefore, if you come across ads or websites asking you to download such a fake COVID-19 software, please do not. This is because this fake Corona Antivirus is a disguise used by cybercriminals to trick their potential victims into downloading, installing and infecting their computer and mobile devices with viruses, malware, and spyware.
The Fake Corona Antivirus Website
“Corona Antivirus -World’s best protection.
Our scientists from Harvard University have been working on a special AI development to combat the virus using a windows app. Your PC actively protects you against the Coronaviruses (Cov) while the app is running.
Upon installing this application, your computer will be infected with malware, which will use your computer to attack computers around the world (DDOS attacks), steal your account credentials, personal and financial information.
Cybercriminals will always take advantage of crises like the current global COVID-19 pandemic, therefore, online users should always be vigilant and should never rush to do things out of fear.
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