Protect Against Phishing Attacks

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What individuals should do

If you receive emails with the subject name or body message that relates to Coronavirus:

  • Do not open attachments nore click on links, images, videos, etc.
  • Contact the sender via any other communication channel (phone) to confirm the received request
  • Never communicate your password
  • Verify logo, spelling, signature and think about the relevancy of the message (too attractive, short delay notice to answer, personal information asked,etc.)
  • Contact your security team to report the phishing via the existing company process

Anyway we highly recommend you to check news on trusted websites. Regarding Coronavirus it can be

What companies should do

  • Produce and communicate regular awareness content to your employees
  • Keep security resources well-staffed also ensuring that escalation process is known by employees

 

Example of phishing frauds thriving on fear