W-2 phishing scams: Everything you need to know

It’s that time of year again – tax season – and, unfortunately, it’s also a peak time for phishing scams. Cybercriminals know that people are more likely to be filing their taxes and sharing sensitive information online, so they increase their phishing efforts during this time. In fact, according to the IRS, over 20% of reported phishing scams took place during the 2020 tax season. 

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