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Security experts have warned about opportunistic hackers and malware providers seeking to take advantage of the coronavirus lockdown.

Following a warning earlier this week from Interpol, global firms say that 'bad actors' are ramping up attacks as companies grapple with workers logging in from home.

According to cybersecurity firm Trend Micro, 'business email compromise' attempts - including CEO fraud - rose by almost a quarter in February, as countries started to deal with the pandemic.