Covid-19 Scams – Tips For Protecting Your Busine

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If you’ve received a Covid-related scam email over the
past few weeks, you’re not alone. During the recent New
Zealand lockdowns, there has been a noticeable increase in
COVID-19-specific email phishing scams.

These scams
are difficult to spot which means you and your team need to
be extra vigilant.

WHAT IS A PHISHING
SCAM?

The aim of a phishing scam is to trick you into
providing personal information such as passwords or account
numbers.

The scammer sends out an email that appears
to be from a company you know or trust. The email might ask
you to update your information such as a password or bank
account details, or to download malware disguised in an
attachment.

COVID-19 SCAMS

With the vaccine
roll out and the need for updated, immediate information,
COVID-19 has given scammers a new opportunity to target and
engage with people.

This,…

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