COVID-19 ushered in an unprecedented shift in how hundreds of millions of people live and interact with the world.

In a lot of cases, employees have become almost entirely reliant on the Internet for work, while schools have shifted to an online-only footing to educate children.

Cybercriminals, ever the opportunists, are taking advantage this surge of activity outside of corporate networks (not to mention fear of COVID-19 itself). Data collected by security firms shows an unprecedented increase in malicious activity around the world.