Along with previous phishing email attacks, scammers have started to obtain personal information through phone calls. The scammers call and pretend to be contact tracers usually warning, of exposure to coronavirus. Authorized contact tracers will not tell you who the contact was, and won’t ask for personal information like a SSN or financial information. To refresh on the phishing email attacks, they look something like the the one below.
Never click links, respond, or enter personal information if you think the source may not be reliable. Only obtain COVID-19 updates and information from authorized websites.