A leading security firewall company passed along a recent occurrence of SPAM claiming that IRS returns are being denied.
As mentioned previously in this blog, SPAM often has incorrect grammar, fake links, mis-spellings within an announcement and absurd statements.
Here is the warning published in SonicWALL’s recent newsletter:
Rejected Federal Tax payment spam campaign (Nov 10, 2011)
SonicWALL UTM Research team observed a new spam campaign pretending to be arriving from IRS information center. It informs the user about a rejected Federal Tax payment and asks them to review the attached PDF report file for more information. The attached file is a malicious executable Trojan masquerading as a PDF file.