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COVID-19 related phishing(etc) attempts?

Has anyone noted any standout threats using COVID-19/Coronavirus as a main subject?  

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Re: COVID-19 related phishing(etc) attempts?

> AndyM (Viewer) posted a new topic in Industry News on 02-29-2020 12:49 AM in the

> Has anyone noted any standout threats using COVID-19/Coronavirus as a main
> subject?  

I've heard they are out there, but none of my spam traps have gathered any as of
yet. (At the moment, the biggest ones we are seeing are the malware carrying
invoices, the requests for product/service "quotes," and the phone calls from
"Microsoft support.")

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Re: COVID-19 related phishing(etc) attempts?


@AndyM wrote:

Has anyone noted any standout threats using COVID-19/Coronavirus as a main subject?  


An article in WIRED suggests that there is an email circulating.

 

https://www.wired.com/story/coronavirus-phishing-scams/

 

It is inevitable that someone will take advantage of this topic and try to scam folks.

 

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