Corona Virus Phishing Advisory

20 March 2020

The Bhutan Computer Incident Response Team recommends individuals to remain vigilant for scams related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The recent post circulating on WhatsApp regarding "Free Internet Recharge from World Health Organization " is FAKE and is a phishing scam targeted at stealing personal information.

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Refer BtCIRT article
https://www.btcirt.bt/common-phishing-attacks-in-bhutan-and-how-to-protect-yourself/  for further information on how to detect and protect yourself from phishing attacks.

Refer to video on how to detect Fake News issued by the Department of Information and Media:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R12_y2BhKbEhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UutQfy_nDnM

Therefore, request the general public to refrain from spreading any kind of fake news.

          Team BtCIRT, DITT,MoIC
                        &
                DoIM,MoIC