'IRS Online asstmanager@jacktree.com' Scam

'IRS Online asstmanager@jacktree.com' Scam Description

Users and cybersecurity researchers have reported the 'IRS Online asstmanager@jacktree.com' scam, which refers to a massive email campaign. The 'IRS Online asstmanager@jacktree.com' campaign uses spoofed email addresses, homograph addresses and macro-enabled documents to disperse malware. It is believed that the 'IRS Online asstmanager@jacktree.com' scam is aimed at Windows systems and users who have not disabled macros in their word processor. Researchers have shared findings on the 'IRS Online asstmanager@jacktree.com' scam, and a large portion of the cybersecurity community agrees that the 'IRS Online asstmanager@jacktree.com' emails are tailored to deliver the Emotet Trojan to potential victims. The Emotet Trojan injects code into legitimate processes to hide its presence, establishes a connection to its command servers and downloads modules to expand its capabilities. It seems that the 'IRS Online asstmanager@jacktree.com' emails serve threat actors that may be looking to create a Botnet, pave the way for a new Ransomware and hijack online banking accounts. The 'IRS Online asstmanager@jacktree.com' Scam is reported to utilize email subject lines like 'Verification of Non-filing Letter' and 'IRS Online IRS_267699238_11052018.doc.' The emails at hand feature a short body that reads:

'Certification of Non-filling Letter.doc
Department of Treasure
If you need assistance, please contact me at 1-866-591'

Do not open emails from questionable email accounts that pose as official accounts used by the IRS. If you open the emails related to the 'IRS Online asstmanager@jacktree.com' scam make sure to avoid clicks on images, videos and highlighted words and download attached documents. Minimal interaction with the 'IRS Online asstmanager@jacktree.com' ensures that a potential malware payload can't be installed to your computer and you will be safe. It is recommended to report emails and addresses associated with the 'IRS Online asstmanager@jacktree.com' scam to law enforcement agencies and AV manufacturers to help in the effort to combat the distribution of the Emotet malware (and similar threats).

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