Gmail blocked over 18m COVID-19 related phishing emails last week

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Gmail blocked over 18 million COVID-19 related malware and phishing emails last week in addition to more than 240 million COVID-19 related daily spam messages, Google has announced.
In a blog post published Friday, Neil Kumaran, Product Manager for Gmail Security, spoke about how cyber criminals have been targeting Internet users worldwide with widespread phishing campaigns centred around the COVID-19 outbreak.

To further protect Gmail users from these phishing attacks, Kumaran said that multiple COVID-19-related phishing and malware threats are being blocked by Gmail every single day. He also shared steps ...

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