World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Photo: AFP World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Photo: AFP
World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Photo: AFP

Hackers target WHO as coronavirus cyberattacks soar twofold

  • WHO’s chief information security officer said the identity of the hackers was unclear, but the effort was unsuccessful
  • The UN body published an alert last month warning that hackers are posing as the agency to steal money from the public

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Photo: AFP World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Photo: AFP
World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Photo: AFP
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