IRS Stimulus Package Phishing Scam

added February 6, 2009 at 10:03 am

US-CERT is aware of public reports indicating that phishing scams are circulating via fraudulent U.S. Internal Revenue Service emails offering users stimulus package payments. These emails include text that attempts to convince users to follow a link to a website or to complete an attached document. The website and document request that the user provide personal information.

US-CERT encourages users to do the following to help mitigate the risks:

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