Tag: data

21 Million Hit By Federal Data Hack


Hackers accessed the personnel files of 21 million federal workers, the Washington Times reported earlier. Previously the government said that the number of employees effected was about 4 million, so it’s much worse than they originally reported. But we’re supposed to…

GAO: Former IRS Employees Can Access Your Tax Returns


If you think dealing with current IRS employees is a problem, wait until you hear this news. Forbes reports that the Government Accountability Office has found that former IRS employees can access your tax returns. You would think that as…

IRS Puts Taxpayer Data At Risk


The Internal Revenue Service has private data on just about every man, woman and child in the United States. Yet they routinely use systems that aren’t secure and put that data at risk. Our tax dollars at work. The IRS sometimes…