HMRC warn of latest fraud attempt
HMRC are warning taxpayers of the latest fraud attempt to be reported to them.
Taxpayers are being sent an email asking them to 'update your account to the new EV SSL certification'. HMRC are warning that this is a scam email which is attempting to steal User IDs and Passwords. The email is being sent from firstname.lastname@example.org.
HMRC advise that you should never disclose personal information such as User IDs or Passwords and that anyone receiving a suspicious email should forward it to email@example.com .
Internet link: HMRC guidance on security fraud attempts Example email