Beware of an increase in corona-themed spam, malware, phishing and fake websites circulating on the Internet. Please use caution when visiting websites and while looking for information on the COVID-19 virus.
- Offers for vaccines, cures and tests, including any mobile apps that claim to offer in home testing
- Offers related to insurance, insurance reminders, or claims
- Websites or documents offering information on COVID19, including FAQs, maps or updates
- Emails looking for donations.
ITS Security has blocked known links from being accessed while on campus. However, this won’t protect anyone from accessing the fake websites off-campus, remotely, at home or on their personal devices (smart phones).
For official information related to COVID19, please use Carleton coronavirus information website
If you suspect you may be a victim of this phishing campaign/fake website, please contact the ITS Service Desk immediately at 613-520-3700 or extension 3700.