It’s that time of year again: tax time. And that means it’s also high season for identity thieves and scammers. Millions of people are affected by fake tax return filings every year. Phone and email scams lure unsuspecting victims to give away their money or identity. In today’s episode, I’ll tell you how to protect yourself.
In this week’s news, we’ll talk about why California won’t let you cover your license plate while parked, discuss yet another Adobe Flash bug, and explain how fitness trackers may be revealing covert military sites around the world.
For Further Insight:
- Full blog article on tax return fraud: https://firewallsdontstopdragons.com/preventing-tax-return-fraud/
- Think someone filed a fraudulent tax return in your name? Check this article: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/01/file-your-taxes-before-scammers-do-it-for-you/
- Set up your MySSA account, even if you’re years away from retirement: https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/
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