Phishing in times of COVID-19

07 April 2020

Once again, fraudsters are playing on the themes that worry people. Coronavirus (COVID-19) is being used as an excuse to send false mails, text messages, WhatsApp messages with the intention of getting hold of bank details or passwords, cheating people out of their money or installing viruses on your computer.

The messages have one thing in common: cyber criminals pretend to be a legitimate person or organisation and try to win your trust in this way.

As always, the same rules apply for these practices:

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