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The kingpin of a far-reaching identity theft scheme that targeted 16- and 17-year-olds, prison inmates and US soldiers – including some deployed to Afghanistan – has finally been convicted after his case wound through the courts for years. Read More

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Tech support and IRS scams have become as common as random emails proclaiming that you’ve won the lottery, or emails from prince in some foreign land who wants to share their wealth. The IRS scams start with a voice mail threatening a lawsuit or arrest, and the tech support scams will sometimes appear at random […]

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Now that tax season has begun, IRS-related phishing scams are back. This year, hackers are expanding their victim range to include school districts, NGOs and tribal organizations, according to an IRS alert released in February. “It can result in the large-scale theft of sensitive data that criminals can use to commit various crimes, including filing […]

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