Hackers file fake tax returns in scheme to steal IRS refunds
It may be open season for coronavirus scammers, but tax frauds aren’t letting up, either.
Tax scammers impersonating ADP, Paychex with aim to steal financial information
Those messages are laced with TrickBot, a malicious software strain that typically infects victims through a malicious Microsoft Excel attachment.
Tax prep tools lag in DMARC implementation, advocacy group says
Half of the products tested are not using basic email spoofing protection, GCA says.
Watchdog: Despite progress, IRS needs to improve electronic fraud detection
An auditor at the Treasury Department commended the IRS for improvements, but said there's still work to be done.
Tax prep firm reaches settlement with FTC over cybersecurity lapses
TaxSlayer was one of a number of online tax prep outfits that were targeted in 2015 by cybercriminals using "list validation" attacks.