Our good friends at Omni Strategic Technologies have provided this valuable information to keep us all vigilant about spotting cyber scams related to Covid-19. We encourage you to read their message below:
Recently we have seen a dramatic increase in various fraud and scam-related messages, via email and electronically, that try to incorporate an element of the Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to gain traction. During this time of great uncertainty, cyber-criminals -- who thrive on chaos and uncertainty -- will be doing their best to make their messaging relevant and tempting to a fearful nation.
Please be sure to seek out information from official sources and their websites, while also remembering to navigate to them using your browser. It is almost certain that the upward trend in this activity will continue and accelerate in the weeks ahead.
Check out the tips below...Stay safe, everyone!