#HeadsUp: Coronavirus scam alert!

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Several news outlets across the world have reported that cybercriminals are capitalizing on the COVID-19, aka the novel coronavirus, outbreak for their “phishing scams.”

These scams are an attempt to steal personal information, infect devices with malware, and spread false information among other things. Norton AntiVirus has shared an easy to follow breakdown of how to avoid falling to these Coronavirus phishing scams that are circulating. You can view the information by clicking here.

At this time, there are no reported cases of Coronavirus in Wyoming and the risk still remains low. Our latest report from the Wyoming Department of Health can be viewed here.

The Wyoming Department of Health recommends seeking Coronavirus information and updates from their department here: https://health.wyo.gov/publichealth/infectious-disease-epidemiology-unit/disease/novel-coronavirus/. As well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which can be found: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html.

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