Government Site May Be Helping Phishers in IRS Scam


The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers about a phishing scam that uses promises of tax refunds to steal sensitive financial information.

The IRS issued a statement Wednesday warning consumers of the scam e-mail messages, which appears to come from [email protected] and contains a link to a phishing Web site that collects Social Security and credit card information. But one anti-virus software company claims a flaw in a U.S. government Web site may be helping the scammers. Government Site May Be Helping Phishers in IRS Scam

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