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IRS raises number of Get Transcript app breach victims yet again

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Feb 29, 2016.

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    Remember when back in May 2015 the IRS took offline its Get Transcript app because it was misused by cybercriminals to access sensitive personal information of more than 100,000 taxpayers? Well, the final number is much, much higher. In a statement released on Friday, the Internal Revenue Service said that “the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration conducted a nine-month long investigation looking back to the launch of the application in January 2014 for additional … More →

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