Someone’s Spreading Ransomware by Pretending to be the IRS

A threat actor was recently discovered pretending to be the IRS in order to spread ransomware, using the threat of investigation by the FBI as a scare tactic. Please note for future reference: the FBI doesn’t send emails.

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