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In the wake of TurboTax fraud, email scams emerge

2015/02/13

Softpedia - (National) Intuit reported an increase in phishing scam attempts to harvest personal and financial information from TurboTax users using a variety of themes including notifications of bogus security checks, fake tax return status updates, or notices of locked accounts. Users are led to click on an URL that links to a fake log-in page used by hackers to steal names, addresses, and Social Security numbers.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/In-the-Wake-of-TurboTax-Fraud-Email-Scams-Emerge-473099.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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