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Tax Refund Notification From IRS-Virus!

Computers Government Warnings

Tax Refund Notification From IRS-Virus!

Truth or Fiction

Tax Refund Notification From IRS-Virus!

Summary of eRumor:

This appears to be an authentic notification from the Internal Revenue Service.  The email contains an attachment.
 

The Truth:

The attachment contains a virus.  Do not open it. 

This according to the
Tech Help List website, which said reported on several versions of this scam.

This serves as an important reminder to have antivirus software current.  Computer users should not open attachments in emails from unknown people.



Posted 02/06/14


A real example of the eRumor as it has appeared on the Internet:

A Special Notice From The IRS