Woe is the Life of a Security Analyst in March


By Steven Grossman

The IRS issued a warning last month about an updated version of the old wire transfer phishing scam, where fake emails are sent to accounting supposedly from a company executive, requesting a wire transfer to a provided account. In the updated version cautioned by the IRS, the request is to payroll or human resources requesting a list of employees and their W-2 forms. Many have been fooled by this and other phishing related scams, exposing their companies and now their employees. Divulging employee lists and W-2 information exposes employees’ personal information that can be immediately …read more

Via:: Security Week