How it really happened : NINJIO Season 5, Episode 5, Scams Gone Viral

505 Scams Gone Viral

In NINJIO Season 5: Episode 5, Scams Gone Viral, Learn about how the COVID-19 map might be more than just a map.

Coronavirus Scam Alert: Watch Out For These Risky COVID-19 Websites And Emails

Cybercriminals and nation state-sponsored spies didn’t take long to catch onto the coronavirus panic. Research released Thursday shows crooks and snoops have been rapidly registering vast numbers of potentially-malicious websites and sending out masses of scam emails as they try to make money from the pandemic.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2020/03/12/coronavirus-scam-alert-watch-out-for-these-risky-covid-19-websites-and-emails/#593db2f91099

 How Hackers Take Advantage of a Crisis

While people are focused on maintaining their physical and fiscal health, there’s another threat they’re likely not considering — a digital one.

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/349243

 Coronavirus Scam Alert: COVID-19 Map Malware Can Spy On You Through Your Android Microphone And Camera

Watch out for any links texted to your Android phone promising an app to track coronavirus. Downloading the application will let snoops, suspected to be operating in Libya, watch you through your smartphone camera, listen to you through your microphone or pilfer all your text messages.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2020/03/18/coronavirus-scam-alert-covid-19-map-malware-can-spy-on-you-through-your-android-microphone-and-camera/#4633ed8e75fd

Coronavirus Advice for Consumers from the FTC

Read about some of the most common coronavirus (COVID-19) scams on the official FTC website.

https://www.ftc.gov/coronavirus/scams-consumer-advice

COVID-19 Scam Alerts

Stay up to date on the latest Coronavirus scams! The Coronavirus outbreak has global attention and is a national emergency in the United States. Since cybercriminals prey on fear, we can expect to see more and more COVID-19 scams as the situation progresses.

https://cybercrimesupport.org/covid-19-scam-alerts/

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