Tags tax return fraud
Russian charged with stealing $1.5 million in hacks on U.S. tax preparers
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
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
TaxSlayer was one of a number of online tax prep outfits that were targeted in 2015 by cybercriminals using "list validation" attacks.