CIRA has issued a phishing attack warning to advise .CA domain name holders of a phishing scam designed to collect personal information including Canadian Social Insurance Numbers. The e-mails were made to appear to be coming from the Canada Revenue Agency, but with “CIRA” listed in the “from” address line.
This is a targeted phishing attack. CIRA is advising Internet users not to respond to these e-mails.
The full text of the alert can be found on the following CIRA links: