Phishing Emails Pose as Health and Tax Info | Avast

Phishing scams are known to shapeshift into whatever the current climate’s highest fears and anxieties are, and the newest to emerge include one that pretends to contain urgent information on the coronavirus and another posing as tax forms. Wired reported that the coronavirus scam uses subject lines such as “Singapore Specialist: Corona Virus Safety Measures.” The fraudulent email poses as a message from a doctor with a link that will supposedly download a PDF of preventative advice. However, by clicking the link, the victim opens the door to a malware infection. 

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