5 Tips for Avoiding Coronavirus-Related Phishing Emails

Article Link: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/620659/avoid-coronavirus-related-phishing-emails

Discussion posted by: David McNamara

While you’re sorting through all the corporate responses to the new coronavirus, work-from-home directions from your manager, and various other updates in your email inbox, keep an eye out for phishing attempts, too. According to Consumer Reports, many of the emails look like they’re coming from the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or even your own company’s human resources department, and they contain everything from requests for charity donations to information about a possible vaccine.