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To avoid getting hacked, pay attention.

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Currently, we are hearing about emails which claim that “????” organisation has “established a management system to coordinate a domestic public health response” and invites you to view a page that contains information about new cases of infection around your Town or area.

DON’T CLICK ON IT

Sadly cybercriminals are preying on the fears of the coronavirus and our desire to read all about it and sending ‘phishing’ emails that try and trick users into clicking on a link which brings you hacked site which could automatically download malware onto their computer.

Cybercriminals are continually adjusting their tactics to take advantage of the ever-changing situations being reported worldwide, relating to COVID-19 pandemic. they are using the high appetite for COVID-19 related information as an opportunity to deliver malware and ransomware and to steal user credentials. Individuals and organisations should remain vigilant.

The surge in home working has also led to an increase in the use of Microsoft’s Remote Desk Protocol (RDP). Attacks on unsecured RDP endpoints are being reported

Q. Have you Backed up your data?

Q. Is your VPN Secure? Google has just removed a popular Android VPN from the Play Store after vulnerabilities were discovered in the service that could allow hackers to redirect users to malicious servers.

Q. Do you know that Most phishing attempts come by email But some are carried out by text message 


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