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  • Writer's pictureEd Reece

Reminder: Beware of Coronavirus Scams

Criminals aim to take advantage of your vulnerability during these times of uncertainty by sending phishing emails to get access to your computer or network. In a split second, scammers can install ransomware or other programs that can steal and lock you out of your data.

Here are some common tactics scammers are using:

  • Fake Charities

  • Fake CDC and State Emails

  • Phishing Emails

  • Counterfeit Treatments or Equipment

See below for just some of the ways that you can help protect your computer and other electronic devices:

  • Keeping your software up to date

  • Using security software that actively seeks to block intruders

  • Adjusting your cell phone settings so that software is automatically updated

  • Setting up your accounts with multi-factor authentication

  • Ensuring your data is regularly backed up on a predetermined schedule, and storing the backup offline

Contact us today if you need help securing your systems before it's too late.

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