COVID-19 Scams and IT Security

Cybercriminals are spreading coronavirus misinformation and selling fraudulent products and/or phishing for credit card or personal information. Some tips to avoid coronavirus scams: do not click on emails from unknown sources; be mindful of messages claiming to be from “experts”; ignore vaccinations or treatments offered online; research donation requests; and do not provide personal or financial information to unfamiliar sources. Official Cal Poly Pomona communications related to COVID-19 will be posted on the university’s Health Alert website. If you have questions or concerns, email