Coronavirus: Cybercriminals target healthcare workers with email scam

Rowland Manthorpe reports:

Cybercriminal gangs are targeting healthcare professionals with phishing emails about “coronavirus awareness” – part of a wave of scams capitalising on the pandemic.

Sky News has seen a copy of an email scam sent to a number of healthcare organisations that pretends to be from each firm’s internal IT team.

The email – which has the subject “ALL STAFF: CORONA VIRUS AWARENESS” – tells employees that “the institution is currently organising a seminar for all staff to talk about this deadly virus”, asking them to click on a link to register.

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