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COVID-19 Scams: How to Protect Yourself

In the months leading up to the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines, criminals also prepared themselves to take advantage of unaware consumers.  Their means include distribution scams, fake vaccine lists and trials, and fake cures. Governments around the world have stopped different criminals from pushing fake vaccines and fraudulent schemes to consumers. Fortunately, you can […]

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COVID-19 Scams: Vaccine Scams and Identity Theft

The recent developments in vaccines towards fighting the coronavirus have raised hopes of finally fighting a pandemic that has devastated the world for more than a year. However, these developments have opened another avenue for criminals to steal personal, financial, and medical information from unsuspecting individuals. Top Vaccine Scams for Identity Theft Identity thieves prey […]

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COVID-19 Scams: Phishing Campaigns Targeting the COVID-19 Vaccine Cold Chain

COVID-19 vaccines need to be kept cold until they are administered to patients. The COVID-19 cold chain continues to face challenges with distribution while creating opportunities for criminals to compromise the distribution of the vaccine. Therefore, here we explore the latest phishing campaign targeting the COVID-19 supply chain. Who is at Risk According to the […]

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COVID-19 Scams: Cases of Fake COVID-19 Certificates to Bypass Travel Guidelines

Even as COVID-19 has rocked the world, countries have begun opening their borders to allow for economic recovery. However, they have also included measures to prevent the importation of new COVID-19 cases. Some of these requirements include the need for a negative coronavirus test result from within a certain pre-flight timeline. In spite of the […]

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COVID-19 Scams: Why Sales of Fake COVID-19 Certificates are Booming

  Amidst a global pandemic, criminals have found a lucrative gold mine in supplying counterfeit medication, tests, fake cures.  Recently, they have turned to negative COVID-19 test certificates. The new target market for these counterfeit certificates is eager travelers who do not want to take a legitimate test or who want to conceal a legitimate […]

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