Plan advisors should be aware that the IRS has alerted human resourcesprofessionals to a new hacker scheme.

The alert warns payroll and HR professionals to beware of anemerging phishing e-mail scheme that purports to be from companyexecutives and requests personal information on employees.

With hackers increasingly turning their attention to the reamsof personal data, not to mention the cash, in the $5 trillion401(k) market, it's a scheme plan sponsors and administrators should also be on thewatch for.

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