The MalwareHunterTeam has identified another attack that is using the Corona Virus as a way to trick people into downloading malicious software. They identified the site “antivirus-covid19[.]site” that pretends to provide anti-virus software for a donation. If someone clicks the donation link, they are redirected to antivirus-covid19[.]site/update.exe (which has been taken down) that will deploy the BlackNet malware onto their systems if launched. This malware allows attackers to remotely control the infected device.
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