• Daniel Storch

Covid 19 Phishing Scams - How to prevent them


It's no surprise that the pandemic of Covid 19 has generated overwhelming amount of news coverage to keep people informed and ideally safe. However there are scammers out there to take advantage of the situation.


But how? The scammers send emails disguised as legitimate organizations with information about Covid 19. Majority of the time they will ask you to open an attachment to see the latest information or breaking news, but what you don't know is that the attachment is malicious software waiting to be downloaded onto your computer. Malware that could have access to your personal information, bank data, log your keystrokes, and much more.


The most common scheme they use is sending emails claiming to be from the CDC or WHO. Trust me, they are not going to email you personally, if you need latest and secure information go to trusted sites like coronavirus.gov or usa.gov/coronavirus .


Here is an example of a fake CDC email from the U.S. Health and Human Services website:


To stay safe, here is a check list of what to look out for when your check your email:


  • Always check the from email address or link.

  • Watch out for spelling and grammar errors.

  • Avoid emails that request for personal information.

  • Stay away from emails that insist you act now.


If you get into the habit of using the checklist above when checking your email, you'll be just fine. Stay safe out there, and God bless.

0 views

places that fix laptops fix my laptop screen near me

cheap computer stores near me computer virus removal near me

computer specialist near me computer repair fulshear tx

computer store near me now pc screen repair near me

computer shop repair near computer shop

home computer services best affordable computers

laptop technician near me laptop hardware repair near me

places that fix computer screens where to repair laptop

onsite computer services best computer services

katy computer pc service near me

computer repair richmond tx cheap laptop screen repair near me

remote computing service computer upgrades near me

repair your computer computer store nearby

it repair services who fixes laptops near me

computer diagnostic near me affordable home computers

places that fix computers computer doctor near me

places that fix computer screens near me computer geek repair service

Computer repair katy tx fix my pc near me

TORCH IT SOLUTIONS

(281) 769-2040

1810 First Oaks St   Suite 150   Richmond,Tx.  77406

Anti Virus Katy TX

©2017 by Torch IT Solutions