FBI Warns of Spike in W-2 Phishing Campaigns

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning businesses about a spike in phishing campaigns requesting W-2 information from payroll personnel.

In a recent security advisory the FBI warned it has seen an increase since January in reports of compromised or spoofed emails involving W-2 forms. These emails, coming during the IRS’s tax filing season, can put staffers’ social security numbers and other important personal information at risk, it said.

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Source: ThreatPost