Coronavirus scams on the increase, warn police and FBI

by Larry Emmott on April 21, 2020

in Corona Pandemic,Mobile,Security

From 9to5Mac:

Police, consumer organizations and Internet security companies are warning about an increasing number of coronavirus scams, as the FBI says cybercrime reports are up 400% …

One scam is a text message claiming you’ve been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

This one could easily fool people, as it mimics alerts sent out by contact tracing apps.

Source: Coronavirus scams on the increase, warn police and FBI – 9to5Mac

Horrible, be careful out there.

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