Ebola Phishing Scams and Malware Campaigns โ€“ October 17, 2014

With recent headline news about the Ebola virus disease (EVD), US-CERT reminds users to protect against email scams and cyber campaigns, which may include:

  • links to websites asking users to provide personal information such as login credentials or credit card information
  • malicious attachments that can infect a system
  • requests for charitable contributions that may be phishing scams and may originate from illegitimate sources claiming to be charities

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to use caution when encountering these types of email messages and take the following preventative measures to protect themselves from phishing scams and malware campaigns:

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