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Brazil is target of 70% of online threats that use Covid-19 issue as bait

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil leads by far the ranking of countries with the highest number of records of hacker attacks that use the theme "Covid-19" as bait to spread malicious files such as viruses, malware, and Trojans.

According to the global Fast Facts report, released by the cybersecurity company Trend Micro, in September, the country accounted for 69.3% of the records of this type, far ahead of South Africa, which had 14.5% of the occurrences.

In August, the margin was even more significant, 81.1% for Brazil and only 8.7% for South Africa. In July . . .

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