Increases in Phishing Attempts During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 18, 2020 Scott Evangelist
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The unprecedented COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic represents a golden opportunity for malicious actors. Operations are changing, workers are heading home indefinitely, users are switching to less protected workstations and vulnerable networks, and IT has very little control. And hackers know all this. They’re seizing on these changes and ramping up their phishing attempts, sending fraudulent emails in an effort to obtain information, initiate transfers, deploy malicious software, and more. Now more than ever it’s critical that you and your staff are hyper-vigilant and can readily identify a malicious email. Use our latest Quick Guide, found below, to improve your Phishing Awareness skills.


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