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ALERT: Phishing Emails & Fake SBA Loan Relief Web Page

August 12, 2020 - The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is currently tracking an unknown malicious cyber actor who is spoofing the Small Business Administration (SBA) COVID-19 loan relief web page via phishing emails. These emails include a malicious link to the spoofed SBA website that the cyber actor is using for malicious re-directs and credential stealing. 

Small business owners and organizations at all levels should review the alert and apply the recommended mitigation's to strengthen the security posture of their systems.  

Link to alert: https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/alerts/aa20-225a
Link to CISA information and updates on COVID-19: https://www.cisa.gov/coronavirus  

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  • Targeted EIDL Advance Grant Program - This grant program offers up to $10,000 to small business owners hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and who are located in low-income neighborhoods. 
  • Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program - The program includes over $16 billion in grants to shuttered venues, to be administered by SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance.
  • Community Navigator Pilot Program - The Community Navigator Pilot Program will offer grants of $1 million to $5 million to eligible organizations to provide counseling, networking and to serve as an informal connection to agency resources to help small businesses recover from the economic devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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