Just last week we wrote about a new method of identity theft, where a CEO's email address is spoofed to trick a company's employee into sending W2 information to hackers. While we've heard of instances where people caught onto the scam in time, some companies have already fallen victim.
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The IRS said in May of 2015 that about 110,000 tax payers had their data stolen through the IRS's Get Transcript feature. In August they said the number was actually around 334,000. Now they say it's even more than that.
We recently reported that tax fraud was the biggest contributor to a 47% increase in identity theft last year. It is undoubtedly on the rise, and there's a new tactic has emerged for stealing tax information.
By now you've surely heard about the showdown between Apple and the FBI. An Ipsos poll shows that 46% of Americans back Apple, 35% back the FBI and the rest aren't really sure what to think. What do some more high-profile Americans think?
You've probably heard of magicJack. It's a small box that plugs into your computer or router to let you make unlimited phone calls over the internet. The popular phone service has recently become the face of a phishing scam.
No, the most well-known tech company in the world is not struggling or in trouble. Microsoft recent went underwater, literally, to see how cloud computing fares under the sea.
Your healthcare or medical practice is in danger, and you likely don’t even know it. Any random thief can endanger you for no more than $100 while costing you millions.