Visible to the public "Hackers Launch Phishing Attack on World Health Organization"Conflict Detection Enabled

The World Health Organization (WHO) was targeted in a sophisticated phishing attack suspected to have been launched by a threat group from Southeast Asia known as DarkHotel. The hacking attempt occurred as the agency battles to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The attempted phishing attack was first discovered by Alexander Urbelis, a cybersecurity expert and attorney with the New York-based Blackstone Law Group, that monitors questionable internet domain registration activity. WHO published a notification warning of malicious sites that mimick their internal email system as well as other ways in which hackers can perform scams. This article continues to discuss the suspected threat group behind the attempted phishing attack on WHO and the vulnerability of connected medical devices to cyberthreats.

CISOMAG reports "Hackers Launch Phishing Attack on World Health Organization"