Tags tax return fraud

Russian charged with stealing $1.5 million in hacks on U.S. tax preparers

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

The man behind the handle "Kusok" and others allegedly exploited a vulnerability in a remote access program to steal personal information and use it to file for bogus tax refunds.

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

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

Those messages are laced with TrickBot, a malicious software strain that typically infects victims through a malicious Microsoft Excel attachment.

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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