Hackers Email Bogus Tax Threats To Spread Ransomware

The tax returns filing season is here and cybercriminals are ready to make some money. Tax season can be pretty stressful, but malicious hackers don’t care. As the filing deadline approaches, they’ll ramp up their efforts to steal personal information and infect computers using tax-related scams. One nasty campaign that’s been spotted recently tries to convince potential victims that they’re late paying real estate taxes.

Read about the new IRS phishing scam through which cybercriminals send bogus tax threats to users to spread ransomware on Forbes.