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In the wake of TurboTax fraud, email scams emerge


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.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:27