Thieves stole taxpayer data from IRS ‘Get Transcript’ service

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Shortly after the Internal Revenue Service launched its “Get Transcript” service in 2014, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen lauded it as “another innovation…a secure online system that allows taxpayers to view and print a record of their IRS account, also known The…

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Thieves stealing bags for tap-and-go cards

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The lure of tap-and-go bank cards has been blamed for a spike in wallet and bag thefts in South Australia. The number of wallets and handbags reported stolen has increased in recent years and police say there’s a direct link The…

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Thieves can use your boarding pass to steal your identity

BOSTON — School vacation is just around the corner, and that means many of you will be heading to the airport. Before you go, make sure you’re aware of an identity theft risk that comes with flying. BOARDING PASSES THE TICKET TO IDENTITY THEFT? Your boarding pass lets you hit…

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ID thieves out to smear your Christmas cheer

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Old St. Nick and that elf on your shelf may not be the only ones watching you during the holiday shopping season. Identity thieves have their eyes peeled as well. While you’re shopping online or in stores, seeking those perfect gifts…

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FiDi & North Beach Crime Roundup: Hat Thieves, Skateboard Assault

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans In this week’s SFPD Central Station newsletter, Capt. David Lazar thanks the department for providing 10 new officers, which help with the extra territory added with redistricting. He also warns people to watch out for common crimes, including cell phone grabs,…

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Two Steps To Lock Out Cyber Thieves

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans SIOUX FALLS, SD -Just this week, the IRS says a data breach is much bigger than it originally disclosed, with hundreds of thousands of more people having their information stolen from an agency website.  It can leave all of us feeling…

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