10 tips to survive online tax hacker and phishing attacks

Monday, 9 April 2007, 12:06 AM EST

As tax season moves into high gear, an increasing number of people are filing their returns online, giving hackers and phishers the perfect opportunity to steal users' identities and every cent they have.

The Internal Revenue Service reported that 73 million tax returns were filed online in 2006, up 6.9% from 2005. Twenty million Americans filed their returns from home computers. This year the IRS is expecting a 6.9% increase in electronic filing and the agency also is expecting more e-file returns to be sent in from home.

At InformationWeek.

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