Cyber criminals are sending all sorts of scams related to the pandemic: Malicious websites and phishing attacks are benefitting from the Covid-19 panic, and are targeting people working from home, many of whom face dire financial situations. Scammers are setting up fake charities, advertising fake Covid-19 related products, spreading fake news and luring us with low interest loans or high return investments.
The objectives of these attempts are to steal your money and/or access your personal information.
Be wary when you see:
Don't be fooled into thinking that:
If it sounds too good to be true, it is too good to be true. Be very cautious of highly lucrative investment offers.