Scammers, shady marketers are coming for your coronavirus stimulus check

Scammers, shady marketers are coming for your coronavirus stimulus check

You didn’t think the U.S. government would send up tp $1,200 to millions of Americans without catching the eye of at least a few scammers and unscrupulous online marketers, did you?

Hundreds of domain names related to the $2 trillion stimulus package have been registered in the past month, according to a new report by security firm Tessian. 

The domain names in question are being used for a variety of purposes. Some  are spam and data mining traps. Others appear to lead to educational websites, while still others offer consultancy services or assistance in obtaining your stimulus check or business loan. Of course, this doesn’t necessarily mean they are offering a true no-strings-attached resource.  Read more…

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