Phishing attacks impersonate QuickBooks invoices ahead of July 15 tax deadline

Heads up! Lance Whitney describes the type of campaign CEOs and employees need to remain vigilant about:

The campaign analyzed was aimed at a cutting-edge technology company, a tempting target for cybercriminals looking for maximum profits. In the first wave, the cybercriminals spoofed QuickBooks, a product commonly being used in advance of the July 15 tax deadline. In the initial phishing email, the sender claimed to be from QuickBooks maker Intuit with the address [email protected]

The email contained a file attachment masquerading as a legitimate monthly invoice that the organization would normally receive.

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