Potential Hurricane Dorian Cyber Scams

release date: September 4, 2019

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns users to
remain vigilant for malicious cyber activity targeting Hurricane Dorian disaster
victims and potential donors. Fraudulent emails commonly appear after major
natural disasters and often contain links or attachments that direct users to
malicious websites. Users should exercise caution in handling any email with a
hurricane-related subject line, attachment, or hyperlink. In addition, users
should be wary of social media pleas, texts, or door-to-door solicitations
relating to severe weather events.

To avoid becoming victims of malicious activity, users and administrators
should review the following resources and take preventative measures:

If you believe you have been a victim of cybercrime, file a complaint with
the Federal Bureau of Investigation Internet Crime Complaint Center at