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Beware of "Your TurboTax Email Address Changed Notification" Phishing Scam

Beware of "Your TurboTax Email Address Changed Notification" Phishing Scam

TurboTax users, be aware of phishing email messages like the one below that are being sent by cybercriminals to potential victims, with an attached form or HTML Webpage requesting personal and financial information. TurboTax will never send their users an email message with an attached form or HTML Webpage requesting personal, financial or account information. Therefore, TurboTax users are asked to delete email messages with an attached form or HTML Webpage requesting the same information.

Please continue reading below.

Also, they should not follow the instructions in the phishing email messages, and if they are in doubt or uncertain about an email message that they have received, they should contact TurboTax Customer Support for help verifying the email message authenticity.

A Sample of "Your TurboTax Email Address Changed Notification" Phishing Scam

--- Forwarded message ---
From: TurboTax [myturbotax.alert@turbotax.intuit.com]
Date: Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 12:27 AM
Subject: Your TurboTax Email Address Changed Notification
Attachment: TurboTax_Verification.htm

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Dear TurboTax User,

It has come to our attention that your email alert records are recently changed. That requires you to verify your account Information. Failure to validate your information may result to account termination.

To verify your information, Please Download Attachment and open in a browser to Continue. We value your privacy and your preferences...

Failure to abide by these instructions may subject you to TurboTax account restrictions or inactivity.

Thanks,

TurboTax Support Center
copyright © 2017 TurboTax.

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