Uncountable times have I typed this word on Google to see how destructive it has been to earth. COVID-19 as known as Corona Virus has taken the world by surprise. This destructive disease started from a little town in China and made its way to the whole world. This tech-recipe focuses on informing you about apps that you can use to stay updated about the situation. And websites that are taking advantage of the hype and spreading malware.
Coronavirus is topping the charts on Google trends. There’s little known about the origin of the virus. They say that it all started in the city of Wuhan, China. But China makes some other claims. It is also said that the virus is man-made destructive weapon.
The truth is that whatever it is, it has spread more fear than any other pandemic. The whole earth has taken a break. People are home quarantined. People have hoarded food and groceries in their houses. Which has lead to yet another problem of shortage of staff in the markets. The virus has crippled the world.
So, while you are in your home and you want to keep the updates coming. There are a few apps that are very useful. You don’t have to search the internet again and again.
Where to look for updates on Corona virus
List of websites
1.Corona Virus stats
This website present all the latest stats about the coronavirus cases. You can see the country wise data. It is updated every 6 hours.
You can even check out the sources from where the news of death and patient count arrives
2. World Data
Even better and enhanced statistical data about the coronavirus is presented on this website.
List of Apps
1. Coronavirus app
It is called an app but it is a website too. This is a very popular site. This site encircles the affected area red. The bigger the circle the more the country is affected.
Apple Store and Google Play has banned the humorsome/ entertainment apps on Coronavirus. The keyword “Corona” shows no result on both app stores. So, unfortunately, there’s still no app available to keep the updates coming.
This malware steals browsing history, cookies, ID/passwords, cryptocurrency and more. It can also download additional malware onto infected machines. At present, it is being sold in Russian underground forums with the sole purpose of collecting sensitive data from an infected computer.
In order to safeguard yourself from the malicious programs, do not open emails received from unknown senders promising updates on the Wuhan coronavirus as well as do not open attached files or click on suspicious links. Also, check the file extensions of any file you download.
You all need to be aware of these sites in general to protect your private data. Also, stay safe in general follow all the instructions to protect yourself from the pandemic.