• Saman Liaqat KIT Cloud Solutions Limited, London, United Kingdom
Keywords: Cybercrimes, Covid-19, Healthcare, Work from home, Cyber security


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The COVID-19 pandemic has unprecedentedly affected life on earth ever since it broke out in 2019. The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed 7.5 million COVID-19 positive cases and 430,241 deaths caused by the novel disease, due to which quarantine was imposed on hundreds of thousands of people around the globe . It has not only negatively affected businesses and economies, but it has also shaken the foundation of the technology-driven society because of the rise in cybercrime. For this reason, the techniques and methods used by cyber-criminals and their handiwork is being analyzed, worldwide. Cybercrime has also challenged the information system of healthcare, greatly affecting pharmaceutical firms, hospitals, and various health departments in the US, as well asWHO and many other firms. This paper highlights the range of cybercrimes committed worldwide during the pandemic by presenting an outline of the incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

INDEX TERMS: COVID-19, cybercrime, cyber security, healthcare, work from home


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How to Cite
Liaqat, S. (2021). COVID-19 AND CYBER CRIMES, TYPES OF ATTACKS AND OUTLINE OF CRIMES. Innovative Computing Review, 1(2), 71-84.