Watchdog: IRS taxpayer files not secure

posted by
November 13, 2011
Fox News    
Posted in News, PND News

"The IRS is having problems securing personal taxpayer data and is not doing enough to prevent 'unauthorized users' from accessing that information, according to a new report. The Government Accountability Office this past week warned that the IRS continues to suffer from a 'material weakness' in information security. While the report praised the IRS for encrypting more files and taking other steps to address the problem, the GAO said the agency is still at 'increased risk of compromising confidential IRS and taxpayer information.'" [editor's note: Yet another reason to stop complying with their unlawful confiscation program - SAT] (11/12/11)  

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