IRS Breach Is Worse Than First Reported, More Than Doubles
The IRS has added more than 220,000 Americans to the list of those possibly affected by a data breach.By Eugene Daniels | August 17, 2015
The IRS breach is much worse than originally reported. Hackers may have gotten access to the private data of an additional 220,000 people.
The thieves used stolen Social Security numbers to get access to things like bank account information by digitally ordering transcripts of tax documents. That process has since been shut down. (Video via ABC)