Email, text message attacks surge during COVID-19 crisis

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 03:10 in Psychology & Sociology

With the COVID-19 crisis as the backdrop, fraudsters appear to be redoubling their efforts to steal information or money from unsuspecting users, sending fake emails and text messages as bait, in a scheme known as phishing. According to one analysis, the number of active websites used for phishing has increased by 350 per cent.

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