Google Says It’s Blocking Millions Of COVID-19 Phishing & Spam Emails – Expert Reaction

VentureBeat and ZDNet reported this afternoon that Google’s saying it blocked 18 million COVID-19 themed phishing emails last week. The blocked COVID-19 phishing emails targeting Gmail users represent about 2.5% of the 100 million phishing emails Google blocks daily. They also say they’re blocking 240 million COVID-related daily spam messages each day.