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How to Protect Against COVID-19 Email Scams

Phishing emails have been driven up to 600% since the end of February as cybercriminals capitalize on people’s fears. COVID-19 phishing emails have been said to make up an approximate of 15% of all spam mails to offices during the last week of March.

In fact, in USA phishing emails make up about half of the total spam mails. According to Mimecast Threat Intelligence data in the UK, Unsafe clicks peaked above 160,000 which is far more than the approximate 100,000 unsafe clicks in the US.

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