Pandemic Hackers are Active – Be Aware
Con artists, hackers, cybercriminals will use any excuse to create a plan for defrauding unsuspecting people. COVID-19 is no different, and it has created a swarm of scams related around this pandemic. It is time to open your eyes and watch for any signs of suspicious activity taking time to thoroughly read emails and watch for any odd grammar, misspellings paying particular attention to return email addresses. If you suspect the email — contact the person who sent it through another means other than email to verify the information it contained. If you are looking for information on the pandemic, then go to the Center for Disease Control at https://cdc.gov. Learn to identify the parts of a URL to protect yourself from fake URL phishing attacks. Only purchase products from known suppliers and use a different password for every login credential you use.