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Home working and coronavirus scam emails

March 24th 2020

The new guidance from NCSC includes:
ï‚· recommended steps to take if your organisation is introducing (or scaling up the
amount of) home working
ï‚· tips on how individuals can spot the typical signs of phishing emails

Cybercriminals are always looking for opportunities to develop different ways to exploit the
general public for their own gain and these phishing emails are designed to trick people into
clicking on bad links that will take users to dodgy websites which will then download
malicious software of steal data including passwords.
To read this new NCSC guidance please visit www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/home-working and
remember, if you are the victim of a cyber-attack please report it to Police Scotland by
calling 101.

This alert was sent out for your information by Police Scotland Safer Communities
Cybercrime Prevention Unit - [email protected]
All information was correct at time of distribution