As the 2018 tax season gets underway, we want to make sure everyone is aware of the many dangers we see surrounding this event each year.

In fact, curiosity and uncertainty surrounding recent tax law changes may leave many individuals more susceptible to falling victim to one of the many tax-themed attacks that we typically see this time of year. This past week we already have seen a bevy of attacks looking to capitalize on the tax season. These attacks come in many forms and aim to harvest user’s credentials, scam funds directly and infect individuals and corporate networks.

Let’s look at a few of the attacks we currently are monitoring.

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****Update: 12/29/2017 9 A.M.****

Necurs botnet operators continue to show unpredictability. Following the afternoon blog update yesterday they turned up the volume.  It ended up being our highest volume day of the year originating from the massive botnet.  We blocked 49,784,485 million ransomware messages destined to customers.

Necurs Hourly 12/28/17

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Assassination Threats Demand Bitcoin Ransom

Processing more than a billion messages a month we tend to see the good, bad, and ugly emails of the internet. It’s pretty rare a message will raise our eyebrows or fall into a “disturbing” category, especially for our team that sees the whole range of the underworld daily.

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