Spoofed IRS Urgent Notification malspam delivers ransomware — 2 Comments

  1. Also, several other obvious signs that this isn’t legitimate:

    We don’t have “realty tax” in the US—it’s called property tax. And the IRS doesn’t have anything to do with it—it’s a local and in some places a state tax.

    The IRS always uses its own domain,, and certainly not a UK domain.

    Finally: the IRS NEVER initiates contact with a taxpayer via email. The first contact is always via the U. S. Mail. (They may email or phone later in an investigation if you agree to it, but never as the first contact.)

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