During tax filing season, look out for phishing and malware attacks

Mar 20, 2017   |   Athima Chansanchai

Tax-themed scams (like the one above) and social engineering attacks launch throughout the year, taking advantage of varying schedules globally.

But they increase in the months leading to Tax Day in mid-April, when income tax returns are due in the U.S.

Go to the Microsoft Malware Protection Center Blog to find out how cybercriminals disguise their strikes through examples of malware and phishing attacks that proliferate during tax season.

Athima Chansanchai
Microsoft News Center Staff

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