It’s tax season in the U.S., which means one thing for cybercriminals: opportunity. While the deadline for filing is April 15, tax season stretches on for months beforehand, starting from the time businesses prepare employee payroll information such as W-2 forms. This gives cybercriminals plenty of time to launch campaigns in the hopes of ensnaring individuals and businesses in their various tax fraud, financial fraud and identity theft schemes.

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