Addressing Tenant Concerns Regarding Rent and the Temporary Suspension of Evictions for Nonpayment of Rent
The COVID-19 outbreak and the appurtenant mobilization of Staff from many Industries has resulted in mass email attacks from hackers posing as legitimate news sources, software companies, financial services, and IT administrators. We urge you to raise your level of security awareness as we work together to navigate these unusual times.
Be Watchful and Check Sources
Hackers are using emotion-driven emails and/or text messages to try to get people to act quickly, without thinking. Usual practices for Businesses and organizations are forced to evolve to meet these unusual demands, staff and systems may be vulnerable. We have heard of at least one major bank that had to shut down their wire system because of unusual activity that occurred while they were implementing their emergency plan.
The messages often appear to be from legitimate sources:
Watch for These Red Flags
Beware of coronavirus-themed phishing attempts. It’s easy to lose focus when email volume is high or when working in a different setting. Protecting your email is one of the most important things. Watch out for these red flags:
Stay Safe and Health!
Jefferson Franklin Community Action Corporation