New Fake IRS emails circulating with malware
The IRS, Census, and many other government agencies do not use email for official contact purposes. These new threats should be avoided.
New Fake IRS Email Notice Leads to ZBOT
QUOTE: TrendLabs senior advance threat researcher Ivan Macalintal found spammed messages claiming to come from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The email message warns recipients of either under-reporting, or not reporting, their incomes in line with the tax season (April). It asks users to click the embedded link to correct the supposed errors.