There’s no disaster hackers won’t exploit to screw you over. In early March, it was discovered there were sites claiming to be coronavirus tracking maps that were, in reality, fake pages set up to infect your device with malware.
Now, the "blankity blanks" are hitting you up through your email pretending to have virus-related information everyone’s looking for. The emails are disguised as “situation reports,” but they’re really entry paths into your system where ransomware can be installed. Your best bet? Understand that you aren’t likely to get important information from emails randomly sent to you. Instead, check reputable sources like the CDC or your local health department.
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