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EdgeWave identifies IRS Spam Mails

EdgeWave, a provider of Secure Content Management (SCM) solutions recently detected spam e-mails, intended towards exploiting Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

The subject line of the e-mail message published on VIRUS TOTAL on July 7, 2011 carried the title "The IRS 2011 Summer Forums Invitation". The content in the body of the mail started at a very friendly gesture by introducing words like "Exclusively for [targeted individual]."

The content of the e-mail mainly announced the hosting of a series of six Money Forums during this summer with the mission of educating and serving the tax practitioner community. The series of 3-day forums will be conducted during the month of July, August and September of 2011.

The e-mail also contained Tax Professionals' application form attached for registration. The downloadable form should be filled and sent back for approval and confirmation for participation.

To present the matter more authentically, the e-mail further stated ...

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