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Alert for Cyber Attacks associated with Covid-19


Alert for Cyber Attacks associated with Covid-19


Alert issued by Centro Nacional de Cibersegurança (CNCS) regarding cyber-attacks identified since the beginning of February 2020 and associated with the theme COVID-19.

Be aware concerning marketing campaigns by e-mail, SMS, social networks and/or digital platforms which, due to curiosity, convince you to access, click, consult and install apps in your smartphone and tablet.

These actions may result in the installation of malware in your equipment or in the supply of personal and confidential data which may be used in frauds and scams.

Special alert to COVID-19 Tracker App which installs ransomware in your smartphone, blocking the access to the equipment in exchange of a ransom paid in bitcoins.

See all information by going to Centro Nacional de Cibersegurança (CNCS).




Beware! Precaution is the best defence against cyber-attacks!