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Organizations still reporting stolen W-2 information

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Apr 18, 2016.

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    Since the end of 2015, criminals have gone on a rampage targeting W-2 information at organizations both large and small. So far this year, more than sixty organizations have come forward as victims of business email compromise (BEC) scams, including three just last week.

    Despite today's tax deadline with the IRS, these attacks show little sign of slowing down.

    "Business email compromise attacks are hitting all industries, at a scale never seen before—and we don’t anticipate it will slow down anytime soon. It’s especially critical that finance, payroll, and human resources departments be alert for these scams," said Proofpoint's SVP of strategy Ryan Kalember.

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