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IRS warns of “Tax Transcript” email scam; dangers to business networks

  • November 20, 2018

The Internal Revenue Service and Security Summit partners today warned the public of a surge of fraudulent emails impersonating the IRS and using tax transcripts as bait to entice users to open documents containing malware. The scam is especially problematic for businesses whose employees might open the malware, because this malware can spread throughout the network and potentially take months to successfully remove.

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