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Warning over Covid-19 'phishing' scams

Coronavirus leads to 400% rise in scam emails

There's been a warning from the Manx government over what are known as 'phishing' scams via email.

Director of Cyber Security Joanne Roberts discussed the issue at the latest coronavirus media conference.

She says cyber criminals have been exploiting Covid-19 from as early as February.

And says there's been a 400% rise in phishing emails relating to coronavirus in March alone:

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