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IRS Issues Alert for Tax Phishing Scheme

Original release date: March 02, 2016

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.

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