A TIGTA investigation into the data breach first discovered last May brings the total number of taxpayers whose tax transcripts were potentially compromised to 724,000.
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Many internal audit departments are short on cybersecurity expertise and lack involvement in evaluating the quality of the data used in their organizations, according to a new survey.
The IRS revealed that it discovered and stopped an automated cyberattack on its e-filing personal identification number (PIN) system last month.
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In an effort to combat credit card fraud, the U.S. credit card industry has adopted the EMV credit card standards.
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CPAs in tax practice have seen an increase in identity theft. Here are some tips for dealing with this vexing problem.
The IRS alerted the public that an additional 220,000 taxpayers had their tax return information compromised in the Get Transcript database breach it announced in May.
A little-known trick makes it easy for unscrupulous people to circumvent your sign-on/payment webpage and use your internet connection without paying the required access fee.
the IRS announced that it agreed to partner with a number of tax preparation firms, state tax administrators, and other interested parties to fight identity theft refund fraud.
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen revealed more details about the theft of 100,000 taxpayers’ data through the Get Transcript system.
In the second of two parts, the tone at the fourth annual JofA accounting technology round table turns tense as the experts discuss the cybersecurity vulnerabilities they see in the accounting profession.
The criminals attempted to hack as many as 200,000 accounts. The IRS is notifying affected taxpayers and has launched a criminal investigation.
The digital sun will never set, which means that digital threats to business and government will only grow in the future, Tom Ridge said Friday.
The percentage of Americans who have fallen prey to an information security breach has risen to 25% from 11% the previous year, a new AICPA survey found.
A steady stream of high-profile cybercrimes involving corporate and customer data has captured the attention of North American accounting professionals, who ranked IT security as their top technology priority.
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Lisa Traina, CPA/CITP, CGMA, president and owner of information technology security firm Traina & Associates, suggests ways for organizations with limited IT budgets to keep their data secure.
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