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Tax Pros Got Wake-Up Call from Phishing Scammers

Tax Pros Got Wake-Up Call from Phishing Scammers

The latest phishing attack aimed at income tax professionals is proof positive that tax offices can’t let their guard down just because tax season is over. This new assault mimics or “spoofs” an email from a legitimate state taxing agency or a tax professional organization.…

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Phishing the Threat of Choice of Identity Thieves

Phishing the Threat of Choice of Identity Thieves

During the 2016 tax season the IRS and tax preparers alike saw a big spike in phishing and malware incidents. Unfortunately, the 2017 season is shaping up to be more of the same. In fact, the Internal Revenue Service has included these phishing schemes to its “Dirty Dozen” list of the worst tax scams.…

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