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Coronavirus Alert: Beware of Risky COVID-19 Websites, Emails & Scams

Tuesday, March 31, 2020  
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Attn: Members,
 
Cybersecurity companies are warning about vast numbers of potentially-malicious websites, emails and scamfrom cybercriminals trying to make money from the pandemic.

 

  • WEBSITES: To reduce risk, avoid visiting unfamiliar websites. 
  • EMAILS: If you see anything that looks suspicious, it’s wise to close and delete the email (or mark as spam), and do not click on links or attachments. Then run your antivirus or any security tools built into your system to help you check for infection. 
  • SCAMS: If you have received a posted notice on your place of practice, evaluate the reliability of the source and contact the appropriate organizations to verify its authenticity.