In the UK alone, victims lost over £800,000 to coronavirus scams in February, reports the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau.
Working remotely can have many benefits, but sometimes employees and staff will forget the importance of advanced security threats while working from home. During normal times an email from a senior manager asking you to transfer money would raise a red flags and it would only take a few minutes to call IT or physically interact with your technology resource to confirm this request, face to face.
But while working remote, an email may not look too strange to you or the rest of you because of the strange times we’re living in.
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