Britain’s tax authority reports takedown of record 20,000 fake sites

Not unlike the Irish Revenue scams, that we’ve covered extensively, UK’s Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is “consistently the most abused government brand”, according to the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). The United Kingdom’s tax collection authority, Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC), initiated the removal of as many as 20,750 websites masquerading as the … More Britain’s tax authority reports takedown of record 20,000 fake sites

Another example of the familiar Revenue phishing scam

We’ve written about phishing scams targeting Irish Revenue in great detail before. Here, here and here. And here. And here. You get the picture. But, because a picture is worth a thousand words, here are some more pictures of one of the varieties, so you can avoid it, if you encounter it. 1. It starts … More Another example of the familiar Revenue phishing scam

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