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Online fraud increases as thieves use coronavirus to steal

The more people take to the internet to do business, the more fraudsters become their own virus as they try to take advantage and try to steal from businesses and consumers by taking advantage of the coronavirus crisis.The fraud ranges from false claims of cures and treatments for the coronavirus to fake charities attempting to soliciting money to help those suffering from the contagion. Some fraudsters are posing as government agencies, banks and health care providers in an effort to get personal information including passwords and banking information. Some of those solicitations include their own attachments – containing a whole other virus that plants cookies and trackers into your computer

Updated : 17 June 2020, 11:52 AM