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IRS makes tax refund scams harder but W-2 phishing attacks continue...

Anti-fraud measures by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state agencies over the past two years have made tax refund scams harder for cyber...

Latest Tax Scams Include Phishing Lures, Malware

Microsoft warns this year’s crop of tax scams use social engineering attacks based on fear to spread banking Trojans and collect personal info. ...

Watch out for these tax-themed phishing and malware scams

With the US tax deadline approaching, it's prime time for cybercriminals to attempt to steal your money or data.

Apple sold $4.2 billion of product in New Zealand, paid $0...

Enlarge / A customer in Apple's store in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2010. A report by a major New Zealand newspaper found Apple hasn't...

11 Ways Taxpayers Can Keep Themselves Safe From Scams, Identity Theft

Tax season is the time of year when taxpayers are especially vulnerable to scams and identity theft. Here are 11 tips to keep yourself...

IRS Warns Taxpayers of Email Scams

The IRS, along with state tax agencies and the tax industry, urge people to be wary of phishing email scams.

Why the U.S. should give tax breaks to cloud adopters

To promote the use of cloud computing by small businesses in India, the Indian government is planning to introduce a subsidy for cloud usage.The...

How to survive the robot-fueled jobs apocalypse

If rumors that James Cameron is interested in picking up Terminator 6 prove true, perhaps Bill Gates will be in the running for a...

IDG Contributor Network: 8 free alternatives to Windows and MacOS

8 free alternatives to Windows and MacOS Windows has its virtues, but many people simply don’t like it and don’t want it running on their...

ATO and Immigration beaten by pilloried Human Services in cyber audit

If there is an upside to the Centrelink debacle, it is that at least the IT systems are not run by the Tax Office...

Apache Struts Vulnerability Takes Down Canadian Tax Agency

The Government of Canada reveals that one of its agency sites was breached by attackers making use of the recently disclosed Apache Struts vulnerability.

Canada Takes Tax Site Offline After Apache Struts Attacks

Hackers exploit vulnerability in Apache Struts 2 software of Statistics Canada but no damage done.