Coronavirus Scam Tips: Fifty Forward

How to avoid scams during the Coronavirus pandemic.


Keep Calm and Avoid Coronavirus Scams

Here are 5 things you can do to avoid a coronavirus scam


Be Alert for Cybercrime Scams

Cybercriminals often boost their efforts to take advantage of people and businesses during times of uncertainty. Know what to watch for to reduce the chance of being a victim.


Staying Safe during the Coronavirus

Staying Safe during the Coronavirus


Accountability Information Technology: Coronavirus

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, cyber criminals are leveraging fears of the pandemic by tailoring new phishing campaigns and other coronavirus themed scams to take advantage of those anxieties. Cyber criminals hope to prey on this anxiety and catch people off guard.


Recognizing and Avoiding Email Scams

Email provides us a convenient and powerful communications tool. Unfortunately, it also provides scammers and other malicious individuals an easy means for luring potential victims. The scams they attempt run from old-fashioned bait-and-switch operations to phishing schemes using a combination of email and bogus web sites to trick victims into divulging sensitive information. To protect yourself from these scams, you should understand what they are, what they look like, how they work, and what you can do to avoid them. The following recommendations can minimize your chances of falling victim to an email scam:


Staying Safe during the Coronavirus (SPANISH)

Staying Safe during the Coronavirus (SPANISH)


FCC CONSUMER ADVISORY: COVID-19 SCAMS

COVID-19 Consumer Warnings and Safety Tips Webpage Provides Information on Proliferating Coronavirus Scams


Senior Alert: COVID-19 Scams Spreading

Seniors are at a higher risk with COVID-19. Don't increase your risk for insurance fraud.


COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Phishing Emails

Due to the massive amount of news coverage surrounding COVID-19, a new danger has emerged: phishing attacks attempting to exploit public fears about the virus. Cybercriminals are sending emails that claim to be from legitimate organizations with critical information on COVID-19. The email may ask you to open an attachment to see statistics on how the virus is spreading. Clicking on the link, however, may download some form of malware on your computer. The malware could then allow cybercriminals to take control of your system, log your keystrokes, or access personal and financial information.


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