The IRS is emailing me now?

I doubt the federal government would ever become that efficient.

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no paypload in the email itself.. but a few things to notice on this one.  my email address isn’t in the to.  The website at first glance looks like irs.gov but it’s actually eawsqu.pl registered to a guy in Germany:

DOMAIN: eawsqu.pl is releasing after termination
created:                2010.03.31 13:08:04
last modified:          2010.03.31 18:02:42
expiration date:        2010.04.05 18:02:42
no option
REGISTRAR:
Key-Systems GmbH
Prager ring 4 – 12
66482 Zweibrücken 
Niemcy/Germany
+49 6332791850

Firefox gave me a big red warning when trying to visit the site.  I much rather like FF’s warning rather than IE’s

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IE let the site come up but a tiny warning in the title bar

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Telling me that the website may be unsafe.  The site then ask users to download an EXE.  I wonder what that could do…

Another case where common sense goes a long way.