- Think before you click a link or download an attachment. If you’re unsure, don’t click or download.
- Don’t respond to any requests for sensitive information, even if it’s supposedly to update payment information with an account.
- Use well-known websites, such as the CDC or WHO, to stay up-to-date on coronavirus information.
- Hover over the sender’s email address to verify whether or not it’s a legitimate domain from a familiar organization.
- Remember that legitimate organizations won’t ask you to update account information or send personal data via email.
We’ve also seen cases wherein the hacker claims to be someone from the victim’s human resources department - requesting they click to read a coronavirus-related policy that is required for compliance.
I hope this notice helps you be more aware of the threats out there. Stay safe - electronically and physically - during this difficult time.
Over the next several days we will be hosting a live webinar on working at home securely. Join us at 4:00PM MST Thursday, Friday and Monday for a presentation and discussion about best practices in remote employee management and Cyber Security.
Colorado Computer Support