During tax time, says Lazarikos, remember that the IRS never sends such emails. They will only make contact through the US mail. “If you are a business owner, employee, or executive who received this, email the IRS about it at firstname.lastname@example.org,” says Lazarikos. Certainly never open it or follow its instructions. Keep and share clear, highly-visible, company-wide policies about this.
The broader calendar
If you’ve been around, you probably know that attacks ebb and flow. If this seems to happen with your organization around particular dates or events, add them to the list to make yourself especially resilient at these times.
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