Monday, May 12, 2008

Post-Tax Season Security Tips

Identity theft is a huge problem in the United States.

Tens of millions of tax returns have just been filed electronically for the tax year 2007. Anyone who has filed their taxes this way and has their personal information stored unprotected on their computer is vulnerable to the ever-growing threat of identity theft. Stored tax documents are a gold mine for hackers and thieves as every single tax return contains at least one person's social security number.

Read more in "Post-Tax Season Security Tips", Security Products Online, April 21, 2008.

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