Cyber crimes during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic has changed the lifestyle of all aspects of life. As such, full dependence on the unsafe Internet network in running all aspects of life. These conditions have created a fertile environment for cyber criminals to grow their activity and exploit the pressures that affected human psychology to increase their attack success. The purpose of this paper is to analyse the data collected from global online fraud and cyber security service companies to demonstrate on how criminals exploit crisis, and for the need to develop strategies and to enhance user awareness for better detection and prevention of future cyber crimes.