COVID-19 Phishing Attempts Rise 6,000% Since Pandemic Began

The Voice • May 2020

Stimulus checks provide cyber criminals with the perfect opportunity…
to reach innocent civilians and small businesses. The IRS, World Health Organization (WHO), and the Small Business Association (SBA) are common names for these criminals to parody in an attempt to steal your information. All in all, a 6,000% increase in targeted phishing attempts have taken place – all built around COVID-19 topics like stimulus checks and more.

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