Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday November 25, 2013

IRS Left Taxpayer Data Vulnerable To Attack

The bad news: The IRS left your data vulnerable to attack. The good news: After being worked over by the IRS, most people don't have anything left for the other crooks to steal.

The Internal Revenue Service failed to demonstrate that it fully addressed security weaknesses in recent years, potentially leaving sensitive taxpayer information vulnerable to attack, according to an auditor’s report. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration found that the IRS had only partially implemented 42 percent of the corrective plans it checked off as completed in recent years.