Criminals never let a serious crisis go to waste.The coronavirus, which causes the disease known as COVID-19, is a perfect opportunity because it can prompt normally rational people “to let their guard down” and fall for scams, according to an advisory this week from the Secret Service.Specifically, the Secret Service warned Americans about “phishing,” a widely-used scam where an email appears to be from a reputable company, such as a major bank or tech company, with the aim of getting victims to hand over sensitive personal information like usernames, passwords and credit card information. NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 09: A man wearing a protective mask is seen on a subway platform on March 9, 2020 in New York City. There are now 20 confirmed coronavirus cases in the city including a 7-year-old girl in the Bronx. (Photo by Jeenah Moon/Getty Images) CORONAVIRUS CAN REMAIN IN AIR FOR THREE HOURS, LIVE ON PLASTIC FOR DAYS, NEW STUDY SAYSCybercriminals are exploiting the crisis by sending emails that appear to be from legitimate medical and or health organizations, the Secret Service said.In one case cited, victims got a fraudulent email from a fake medical organization with attachments purporting to have important information about COVID-19.“This lead


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