Cyber scammers are taking advantage of the fear and tumult over the Coronavirus to try and trick you into opening emails or clicking on links that can spread viruses or steal passwords and data.
Some known scams to be extra wary of include:
As you take measures to avoid the threat of contracting or spreading the coronavirus itself, it is prudent to take similar action to prevent exposure to a coronavirus related cybersecurity attack. Proactive measures include watching for suspicious emails that use odd/incorrect language or have details that are slightly wrong. Do not click on suspicious links or open files from unknown sources. And be especially careful about opening emails or files that purport to contain advice about the coronavirus.
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