Emotet Gets Ready for Tax Season With Malicious W-9 Forms

From bleepingcomputer.com


The Emotet Trojan is getting ready for the tax season with a fresh spam campaign pretending to be signed W-9 tax forms.

Whether it is holiday party invites, invites to climate change protests, or even information about the Coronavirus, the operators of the Emotet Trojan are known to stay on top of current and upcoming events and tailor their spam emails accordingly.

This is the case with a new campaign discovered by email security company Cofense, where the Emotet operators are sending spam pretending to be a requested signed W-9 tax form.

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