Today the IRS issued its Tax Tip 2012-08 warning about phishing scams aimed at US taxpayers. Subscribers to IRS information services received an email about the warning.
This is a screen shot of the email:
Is this a real IRS email? Did you notice these odd things about it?
Why would I open such an obviously fake email? Because it isn’t fake — it is real. I know it is real because I use the products of Iconix. This is what my display looks like with SP Guard turned on:
The IRS really made spelling errors and the IRS really sends emails from the domain govdelivery.com.
Know Who. No Doubt. Use Email ID and SP Guard.