Phishing is a type of It occurs when an attacker, masquerading as a trusted entity, dupes a victim into opening an email, instant message, or text message. The recipient is then tricked into clicking a malicious link, which can lead to the installation of malware, the freezing of the system as part of a ransomware attack or the revealing of sensitive information. the attack often used to steal user data, including login credentials and credit card numbers.

Be aware that there are many phishing and Online scams surfacing that seek to capitalize on the public concern surrounding the corona virus. by sending Malware and scam emails relating to the Virus have increasing day by day. recently google says its machine learning models are currently blocking 18 million scam emails containing fake information about the corona virus sent to its Gmail users every day.

Almost all one -in- five emails contain COVID -19 related information. Cyber criminals are exploiting the aid package with highly realistic fake emails, purporting to be from HMRC. I found in one Article that an email, revealed stating that Lanop Accountancy Group, is targeting business owners using official HMRC branding and Purporting and sending Suspicious emails. the email asks for the bank account details of the recipient and includes the following message with typographical. “Dear customer, We wrote to you last week to help you prepare to make a claim through the Corona virus Job Retention Scheme. We are now writing to tell you how to access COVID-19 relief. You will need to tell your us which UK bank account you want the grant to be paid into, in order to ensure funds are paid as quickly as possible to you.”

Note: WE request you again not to trust/believe this kind of phishing emails.

The latest news update is Netflix, which is expected to smash its forecast 7 million new global subscribers when its reports first quarter. More than 700 fake websites imitate Netflix and Disney + signup page has been created seeking to harvest personal information from the consumer during this Lockdown period.

Awareness of Cybersecurity is more important to every Citizen.