The Latest in IT Security

How to protect yourself from coronavirus phishing threats

How to protect yourself from coronavirus phishing threats

image credit: pixabay

I just got an e-mail from the World Health Organization (WHO) asking for a donation to help fight coronavirus. It looked good. It sounded good. It was a fake. Asking for a donation in Bitcoin set off my alarm. Anytime, anyone asks you for Bitcoin in an email they’re trying to scam you. We may get sick, but phishing, the art of conning people via email or texts, is as healthy as ever.

So, as we face the deadly threat of coronavirus, you should know that there’s no situation so awful that someone won’t take advantage and make it even worse by using it to steal from people. According to network security firm Barracuda Networks, there’s been a steady rise in the number of COVID-19-related email attacks since January.

Read More

Comments are closed.


TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022

Mission-Critical Broadband – Why Governments Should Partner with Commercial Operators:
Many governments embrace mobile network operator (MNO) networks as ...

ARA at Scale: How to Choose a Solution That Grows With Your Needs:
Application release automation (ARA) tools enable best practices in...

The Multi-Model Database:
Part of the “new normal” where data and cloud applications are ...



Latest Comments