NOT THE CDC: The fake e-mails claim the recipient had come into contact with a person confirmed to have been infected with the coronavirus
Date: May 06, 2020
By: Huang Chao-hsiang, Dennis Xie and William Hetherington / Staff reporter, with staff writers and CNA
Several people have reported receiving e-mails from an address (email@example.com) purporting to belong to the CDC.
The e-mails claim to provide a “final notice” for COVID-19 testing and say the recipient had come into contact with a person confirmed to have been infected, the CECC said.
The e-mails are an attempt at phishing, and since its establishment, the CECC has only contacted the public through notices on its official Web site and social media accounts, it said. [FULL STORY]