IRS Issues Alert for Tax Phishing Scheme

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a news release addressing a new spear phishing scheme targeting payroll and human resource professionals. In this scheme, cybercriminals pose as company executives requesting personal information on employees.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the IRS news release for details and refer to US-CERT Security Tip ST15-001 for information on tax-themed phishing attacks.

Source: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2016/03/02/IRS-Issues-Alert-Tax-Phishing-Scheme

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