Fake news Facebook accounts used coronavirus to attract followers

From nakedsecurity.sophos.com

Fake accounts and fake news outlets that churn out conspiracy theories and snake-oil medical advice are doing what opportunistic shills always do: talking about what everyone else is talking about as they seek to mislead people into falling for phishing, other scams, or public-opinion influence operations.

Of course, the crisis they’re now leveraging is the COVID-19 pandemic.

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