Avanan’s research on avoiding tax scams was featured on CBS17 News. Scammers utilize fake tax return letters to steal an individual’s credentials. Hackers are using the information to either sell a victim’s credentials or gain access to additional accounts using similar sensitive material. In the blog, Avanan describes what to look for to avoid these tax scams. As CBS17 writes:
Mark Ostrowski, a Cybersecurity expert with Check Point Software Technologies, says millions of consumers are getting fake emails, supposedly from financial tech firms, claiming they have a document you need for tax preparation. The letters urge you to click a link at the bottom. However, the links are sinister because they are there to harvest your credentials.
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