Lands and Surveys Commission targeted in cyberattacks

-warns clientele about phishing scams

Trevor Benn

In the wake of increased cyberattacks on its systems, the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC) is warning both applicants and state land-owners to ignore emails seeking personal information or money and report any such suspicious activity.

“These phishing attacks are coming every day and using our handles as if it is coming from this office. It is a virus and they are also sending it to applicants in the form of emails,” GL&SC Commissioner Trevor Benn told Stabroek News yesterday.

“We are asking persons to be aware and know that if they receive any email asking for their personal information or money, that is not us. Any email we send, we will follow-up with a call and any [payment] that has to be made must be made in person here,” he added…..

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