Online more these days? 5 facts about entertainment news scams

As Americans continue to follow stay-at-home and social distancing recommendations, their personal and professional online activity has drastically increased. As a result of the jump in online activity, the threat of data breaches and identity theft is greater than ever. That’s because cybercriminals are getting smarter by continually adjusting their strategies to consumer behavior. After COVID-19 hit early this year, for example, they targeted their efforts even more closely to those spending the most work and leisure time on their smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops. These days, many of their…