Tax Time Tricks

by Erin on March 2nd, 2009 in Industry and Security News, Security Tips.

Those located in the US will likely have tax preparation on their minds in the coming weeks…and, likewise, that topic will also be of major interest to spammers and scammers looking to exploit the upcoming April 15 filing deadline. Recent reports are already confirming a rise in phishing messages purporting to come from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, aimed at tricking taxpayers into falling for a scam.

We have a few simple tips from the experts at Lavasoft to help you stay on guard this tax season and ensure your private information does not get intercepted by cyber thieves – you’ll find them online in the March issue of Lavasoft News. And for all those who are not in the midst of tax season, the rest of this month’s newsletter is packed with the latest security news and threat updates – browse through it today.