Phishing Campaign Targets COVID-19 'Cold Chain'

Healthcare Info Security

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

The Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency, citing a new report by IBM, is warning organizations involved in COVID-19 vaccine production and distribution of a global phishing campaign targeting the cold storage and transport supply chain. Many vaccines in development must be kept at low temperatures before being administered.

In a Thursday alert, CISA points to a new IBM Security X-Force report describing the COVID-19 "cold chain" phishing campaign that aims to harvest account credentials.

IBM says the campaign, which started in September, spans six countries and targets organizations and agencies that support the Cold Chain Equipment Optimization Platform program. That program was...

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