Five Scams That Won’t Make You Laugh on April Fool’s Day

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Scammers know that the weak link in any organisation is the user. Through social engineering tricks they can trick users into clicking on links, opening poisoned attachments or even handing over their passwords in the mistaken belief that they’re communicating with the IT department or logging into a legitimate website.

The problem is – we should treat every day like it’s April 1st.

Here are five types of computer scam you should look out for – regardless of the date.

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