Identity Theft

IRS Hacked

Over 100,000 Tax Returns Breached According to the Internal Revenue Service, hackers gained access to a secure system called “Get Transcript” and stole personal information such as social security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, along with complete tax returns to over 100,000 individuals. The data breach is being investigated by the Treasury Inspector General for …

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Equifax Hacked: 143 Million Identities Stolen

Criminals hacked their system by exploiting a vulnerability in a website application to gain access to consumer credit information including;– Names– Birth Dates– Social Security Numbers– Addresses– Drivers License Numbers– Over 209,000 Credit Card Numbers– Credit Dispute Documents for 182,000 Consumers According to Equifax, this hack has affected as many as 143 million U.S. consumers. …

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