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Your Tax Returns Are Hacker Bait

"While of course the government needs at least some of this data to determine and levy taxes and to prosecute those who don't pay their fair share, if they're going to store so much information, they need to make sure they are taking steps to safeguard privacy and keep this data secure," notes Hanni Fakhoury, staff attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, in answer to my questions. "The government's IT efforts with the healthcare exchange websites don't instill a lot of confidence about their technical acumen however."

Thursday, April 10, 2014
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