Short and sweet: the Electronic Freedom Foundation has released guidelines to recognize Phishing scams rooted in FUD around this current time of uncertainty.
This is a great piece, updated as additional information presents itself. Worth having open in a tab on your browser, and sending to family and friends.
Worried? Confused? There's a lot going on right now. There are thousands, even millions, of people out there right now working from home; a vast majority of them are working on personal machines with dubious security and on VPN and VDI (or VDI-like) infrastructure that's groaning under the weight of the new normal.
Call your trusted advisor. Call your peers. Call me. There are ways to handle this, and we want to help.
Be safe. Be healthy. Have a fantastic day!
For malicious people, preying on collective fear and misinformation is nothing new. Mentioning national headlines can lend a veneer of credibility to scams.