By now, you've heard of the growing threat of the Coronavirus. If you've heard of it, that means that hackers have too. In fact, they're using this disaster to infect computers across the globe.
By now, you’ve heard of the growing threat of the Coronavirus. If you’ve heard of it, that means that hackers have too. In fact, they’re using this disaster to infect computers across the globe.
Scammers have been sending emails and texts appearing to be from the World Health Organization or the Center for Disease Control requesting login credentials, credit card details, and more. They are taking advantage of the panic surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak and the vulnerability that many people feel. The malware that these attacks spread could infect not only your computer, but your entire company system.
This new attack is malicious, sneaky, and cruel. The best way to prepare is to be EXTRA cautious when reading, opening, and clicking on emails regarding the coronavirus that you are not expecting or that come from an unknown source.
Don’t click without thinking!
Stay safe out there.
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If you’ve received one of these scam emails, you can report it here.
For specifics on this news story, visit: Nasty Phishing Scams Aim to Exploit Coronavirus Fears