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IRS Issues Urgent Warning to Beware IRS/FBI-Themed Ransomware Scam

IRS Issues Urgent Warning to Beware IRS/FBI-Themed Ransomware Scam!

 

The Internal Revenue Service today warned people to avoid a new phishing scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransomware scam to take computer data hostage.

The scam email uses the emblems of both the IRS and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It tries to entice users to select a “here” link to download a fake FBI questionnaire. Instead, the link downloads a certain type of malware called ransomware that prevents users from accessing data stored on their device unless they pay money to the scammers.

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LaNia Fore