Posted on 3 May 2016
There is a spate of fraudulent e mails at the moment, claiming to be from HMRC and offering tax refunds.
HMRC do not contact taxpayers by e mail, so if receive an e mail claiming to show a tax refund, you should forward it to email@example.com, and then delete it as it is likely to contain malicious software or links to a bogus website.
The two most recent ones requests customers that they need to ‘create a government gateway account’ or that ‘Adobe Flash Player is out of date. You can find more details here .
For further advice on how to protect your systems from phishing and malware, get in touch with Infuse Technology here