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Tax scammers impersonating ADP, Paychex with aim to steal financial information

by Jeff Stone • 11 months ago

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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

Half of the products tested are not using basic email spoofing protection, GCA says.

Watchdog: Despite progress, IRS needs to improve electronic fraud detection

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

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

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

TaxSlayer was one of a number of online tax prep outfits that were targeted in 2015 by cybercriminals using "list validation" attacks.

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