Irish Revenue email and text scams abundant

ESET Ireland warns of increased number of Revenue related scams targeting Irish mailboxes and mobile devices. We’ve been seeing the same pattern for several years now, with the quantity of Irish Tax and Customs related email and text scams intensifying at the end of the year. In the past weeks we’ve seen several varieties appearing … More Irish Revenue email and text scams abundant

Irish Revenue, Bank of Ireland and DHL scams detected

ESET Ireland has detected increased online activity targeting Irish email addresses with phishing scams, using the names of Irish tax and Customs, Bank of Ireland and DHL. In the recent weeks cybersecurity experts at ESET Ireland have been tracking several persistent phishing scams. The first appears to come from Irish Tax and Customs and claims … More Irish Revenue, Bank of Ireland and DHL scams detected

With Irish tax return deadline advertised, scammers are stepping up their efforts

ESET Ireland finds more elaborate Irish Tax and Customs faked emails targeting Irish mailboxes with “tax refund” phishing. ESET Ireland has seen a steady increase of Revenue-related phishing scams in Irish mailboxes over time. The latest one has been around since last weekend and is cleverly constructed. It appears to come from an email address … More With Irish tax return deadline advertised, scammers are stepping up their efforts

Italian job? Tax refund scam as Gaeilge in Irish mailboxes

Are we all getting €138.50 back from the taxman? No. But scammers with an Italian link are trying to convince Irish recipients they’re legit by sending a mail as Gaeilge. ESET Ireland has detected many samples of an email, targeting Irish mailboxes, which has a subject “Tax Refund Application” and reads: From: Revenue – Irish … More Italian job? Tax refund scam as Gaeilge in Irish mailboxes

Fraudulent “Notice of Tax Return” spamming Irish mailboxes

In the recent days ESET Ireland has detected an increased spam run of a fraudulent “Notice of Tax Return” purporting to come from Irish Tax and Customs. A large percentage of Irish email addresses has been targeted with a “Notice of Tax Return” spam in the last days of 2013. The full email reads: Dear … More Fraudulent “Notice of Tax Return” spamming Irish mailboxes