A new & fake theme for email & websites warn about a new coronavirus strain to trick users into opening them. Doing so can secretly deliver malware & all users should be cautious & avoid & rely on official news sources instead.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/new-coronavirus-strain-nope-just-hackers-trying-to-spread-malware

Received a random file about the coronavirus? It’s best to avoid opening it. Hackers are starting to exploit fears around the ongoing outbreak to infect computers with malware, according to security researchers.  The attacks have been occurring through files and emails that pretend to know something about the coronavirus, but have actually been designed to take over the victim’s computer.  n Wednesday, the hackers were spotted sending out spam emails to users in Japan, warning about a new strain of coronavirus reaching the island country, according to IBM Security.