Phishing for a Tax Refund

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If you answered "why would the IRS use a web server in Korea to ask for information about my tax refund" you are a winner!

This is a phishing site preying on people who do not know that all you need to do to get your tax rebate is to file a tax return this year. Apparently, this is the hot new phishing scam, and the IRS has instructions for how to handle it.

The e-mail came in at 21:07 PDT today. By 21:30 PDT it was not recognized as a phishing site by either Internet Explorer or Firefox. By 21:35 Firefox had it marked. Impressive. By 21:40 IE did not have it marked, which I found interesting.

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