Phishing in COVID-19: Financial aid scams
Exploiting a Pandemic: Coronavirus Stimulus Package Economic Impact Payments
COVID-19 introduced a flurry of phishing scams related to the virus, and millions of people became victims as a result.
But perhaps the most convincing of these attacks are the ones purporting to be from the US Federal Reserve offering to provide financial assistance.
Through the CARES Act, congress has passed a $2 trillion bill to help individuals and businesses affected by the pandemic – but hackers are taking advantage. Read this white paper to see examples of these convincing emails.