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Oh, no. Budget cuts ahead? Be suspicious of emails from the "HR Department" alerting you to a meeting on Zoom to discuss important matters related to "Q2", such as budget cuts or personnel reductions.
According to the cybersecurity company Sophos, these emails link to a page that requires a username and password, which fraudsters then use to access the user's online accounts.
Change of plans: your package is must be picked up. Another fast-growing type of fraud right now involves phishing emails alerting a recipient that a package they ordered has arrived, cannot be delivered and must be picked up in person.
Clicking on an attachment in the email with "instructions for picking up the package" downloads malware onto the victim's computer.
Aware Force Cybersecurity News • April 2020 b • Edition #94
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