Thursday, February 19, 2015

Netiquette IQ Security Alert From US-CERT Via The IRS




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National Cyber Awareness System:
02/18/2015 09:46 PM EST

Original release date: February 18, 2015
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a press release addressing a new spear phishing scam targeting tax preparers and other tax professionals. Scam operators often use fraudulent e-mails to entice their targets to reveal login credentials.
US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the IRS press release for details and refer to US-CERT Security Tip ST15-001 for information on "tax" themed phishing attacks.

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