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HMRC Warn of Latest Fraud Attempt

HMRC are warning taxpayers of the latest fraud attempt to be reported to them.Taxpayers are being sent an email asking them to ‘update your account to the new EV SSL certification’.  HMRC are warning that this is a scam email which is attempting to steal User IDs and Passwords. The email is being sent from hmrc@hmrc.gov.uk.

HMRC advise that you should never disclose personal information such as User IDs or Passwords and that anyone receiving a suspicious email should forward it to phishing@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk.

Internet link: HMRC guidance on security fraud attempts and Example email