Cyber security and COVID-19

Be proactive when searching for trusted information

Malicious actors are taking advantage of an abundance of COVID-19 information to spread false material, often linking unsuspecting users to malicious sites and software. CWB Financial Group is asking our clients to exercise the following caution when searching the Internet for information about the virus:

  • Do not automatically click links or open attachments when you receive unsolicited emails. The links may contain malware that could infect your computer
  • Ensure you know what you’re downloading. Malicious sites that look identical to trusted sources are spreading malware to unsuspecting users. If the website prompts you to download a file to access content, first confirm the source

Read more about how to stay safe online with CWB Financial Group.