As the U.S. tax filing season for 2017 approaches, we are seeing an expected rise in phishing attempts, largely trying to steal sensitive information like SSNs, IDs, bank accounts etc. This problem is only expected to grow as the tax filing deadline of April 18 gets closer. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued an advisory  for tax professionals and tax payers to be wary of emails and links when the source is unknown or looks suspicious. It is also...