Great Britain's Revenue and Customs warned, that up to 6 million United Kingdom residents have paid not enough tax.
Residents are reminded to be very careful due to the rise in phishing e-mails throughout the country. Scammers send you e-mail with information that you have not paid enough tax. And there is exploit in this e-mail, which can steal your banking passwords, etc.
What is Phishing?
phishing is the criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as user names, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Communications purporting to be from popular social web sites, auction sites, online payment processors or IT administrators are commonly used to lure the unsuspecting public
Warrington and Halton Trading Standards have emphasised that HMRC inform those people by post only, not via e-mail.