COVID-19 Scams ABOUND – Know how to recognize them

Among the many COVID-19 related scams are website and app based malware, email phishing, phone scams and social media pleas. The CISA (Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency) advises people to “ Exercise caution in handling any email with a COVID-19-related subject line, attachment, or hyperlink, and be wary of social media pleas, texts, or calls related to COVID-19.”

To find out more about how to protect yourself against these scams check out these websites.

CISA – Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

NY Attorney General created Guidance on Coronavirus Resources and Warnings About Consumer Scams

ABC News: Online Scammers Target Vulnerable Internet Users During Coronavirus Outbreak 

US.NORTON.COM: Coronavirus Phishing e-Mails: How to Protect Against Online Scams  

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