As a result from the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have been forced to work from home. And as sad as it is, scammers have identified this crisis as an opportunity to target the world with malicious links in order to gain access to personal information. These scams are presented in numerous ways, however in most cases, come in the form of unsolicited phone calls, emails and text messages.
Common COVID-19 related scams are designed to provide misinformation regarding COVID-19. These scams often offer some kind of financial aid to people undergoing hardship due to the Coronavirus – such as links to fake Government related payments.
The best way to protect you and your business from scammers is knowing how to spot the most common traits of phishing emails and messages, these include:
For more information on how to protect yourself from COVID19 related scams, refer to this link.
– David Gorman
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