Don’t be hooked by tax-time phishing scams!

In the past, UD Information Technologies and national news media have told you about avoiding phishing scams that purport to be from the IRS. It is the height of the US tax season, so a phresh batch of phish are swimming around the Internet trying to lure you into...

Taxing our awareness

As our favorite time of the year – tax season – approaches, everyone is looking to pay as little as possible. But if you aren’t careful, you’ll end up paying much, much more than you thought. Cybercriminals see tax season as a time of opportunity. After...

IRS tax phishing season again!

This morning we have begun receiving reports of phishing scams baited with information allegedly from the IRS about a problem with the recipient’s tax refund. As Michael Hickins, Wall Street Journal, pointed out in a March 2011 blog post, It’s tax season, which...

US-CERT posts warning re: tax phishing scams

This morning, US-CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) posted a warning at their Web site about IRS and tax phishing scams. It is that time of year! As they point out in their warning, These messages, which may appear to be from the IRS, may ask users to submit...