Cybercriminals Take Advantage of COVID-19




Has Q1 or Q2 2020 gone according to plan for anyone? It’s not likely. Late last year, if someone were to say people in the U.S. and globally would be self-quarantining and wearing masks when they leave the house to go grocery shop or do other essential business, or that one in five Americans would be filing for unemployment benefits in the upcoming months, many would say there’s no way that amount of upheaval could occur in such a short amount of time. Alas, thanks to COVID-19, it has. Another huge change this quarter involves the number of phishing scams. Cybercriminals are using the coronavirus pandemic to prey upon people, and the statistics are scary. 

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Original article: Cybercriminals Take Advantage of COVID-19
Author: Connected World Staff