Attackers Get PINs for 101,000 Taxpayers at IRS – GigaLaw

by Doug Isenberg

The Internal Revenue Service was the target of an attack that used stolen social security numbers and other taxpayer data to obtain PINs that can be used to file tax returns electronically. The attack occurred in January and targeted an IRS Web application that taxpayers use to obtain their so-called Electronic Filing (E-file) PINs.

See original report at GigaLaw

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