193 Correlating the COVID-19 Opportunist Money Trail
The COVID-19 global pandemic has, predictably, attracted bad actors intent on using fear and uncertainty as a framework for a variety of actions, from run of the mill money scams to targeting phishing, business email compromise and even espionage. Recorded Future’s INSIKT research group has been following these money trails and correlating them with a spectrum of bad actors around the globe. They recently published their findings in a blog post titled, “Follow the Money: Qualifying Opportunism Behind Cyberattacks During the COVID-19 Pandemic”. On today’s episode we’ve got a pair of INSIKT group researchers joining us to share their expertise. Lindsay Kaye is Director of Operational Outcomes for the Insikt Group at Recorded Future, and Charity Wright is a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst.