Security professionals have cautioned US taxpayers not to fall for a fresh phishing scheme that uses the IRS as an enticement to install the nasty Trojan Emotet on their computers.
Tax filing season has historically been a time for con artists to deceive consumers, and the most recent attempt discovered by Malwarebytes is no exception.
The phishing emails in question include the subject “IRS Tax Forms W-9” and a counterfeit “IRS Online Center” sender address.
In the email’s body, there are numerous mistakes in the brief message read more IRS Phishing Emails Used to Distribute Emotet.
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