August 17, 2017
Don’t Take the Bait, Step 6: Watch Out for the W-2 Email Scam
“Cybercriminals target people with access to sensitive information, and they cleverly disguise their effort through an official-looking email request.”
August 14, 2017
U.S. tax change proposals anger builders, realtors, charities
These groups say proposed changes will hurt home sales and cut charitable contributions.
August 10, 2017
Don’t Take the Bait, Step 5: Prevent Remote Access Takeover Attacks
Phishing emails with attachments can easily download malware that, when opened, give the criminal remote control of a computer.
August 4, 2017
U.S. adds impressive 209,000 jobs in July as jobless rate matches 16-year low
More Americans working and bringing home paychecks has spawned higher consumer spending and kept the economy on an even keel.
August 3, 2017
Don’t Take the Bait, Step 4: Defend against Ransomware
Victims should not pay a ransom. Paying it further encourages the criminals. Often the scammers won’t provide the decryption key even after a ransom is paid.
July 28, 2017
Bloomberg BNA Explores Farmer Concerns on Like-Kind Exchange Repeal
Tax Reform That Kills Like-Kind Swaps a Red Flag for Farmers
July 25, 2017
Don’t Take the Bait, Step 3: Security Summit Safeguards Help Protect Individuals
Renew Focus on Curbing Data Breaches and Business Identity Theft
July 18, 2017
Don’t Take the Bait, Step 2: Be Alert to Account Takeover Tactics
The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry today warned tax professionals that account takeovers by cybercriminals are on the rise and practitioners increasingly are the targets.