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Fake and Malicious Coronavirus Mobile Tracking Apps Could Spread Amid Pandemic

Josephine Wolff speaks with USA Today about fake coronavirus tracking apps.

Be careful as you search for ways to get information about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic: You could inadvertently install malware or spyware on your phone.

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•Scrutinize before clicking: Be aware that apps displaying where coronavirus cases are being identified or other resources can be exploited to deliver malware, said Josephine Wolff, assistant professor of cybersecurity policy at The Fletcher School at Tufts University.

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