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12.27.15
The Silk Road bust almost didn't happen
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The Silk Road bust almost didn't happen

If it weren't for one man insisting that the digital evidence trail was worth pursuing, Dread Pirate Roberts would still be free.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
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12.17.15
2015's big hacks, attacks and security blunders
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2015's big hacks, attacks and security blunders

You'd think that 2015's password was 123456.

By V. Blue,   12.17.15
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12.01.15
IRS promises to get a search warrant before spying on cellphones
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IRS promises to get a search warrant before spying on cellphones

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says his agency will comply with the DOJ's new rules.

By J. Conditt,   12.01.15
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10.26.15
The IRS has used Stingray phone-tracking tech
10.26.15

The IRS has used Stingray phone-tracking tech

The IRS is the 13th known US government agency to use Stingray technology.

By N. Ingraham,   10.26.15
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10.09.15
AI could be the solution to catching tax cheats
10.09.15

AI could be the solution to catching tax cheats

Taxes suck. But learning computers could make sure we all pay our fair share.

By R. Baldwin,   10.09.15
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08.17.15
This year's IRS breach is way bigger than the agency initially thought
08.17.15

This year's IRS breach is way bigger than the agency initially thought

The Internal Revenue Service says 200,000 additional accounts were potentially accessed in this year's breach.

By B. Steele,   08.17.15
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07.28.15
Pentagon shuts down Joint Chiefs' email network
07.28.15

Pentagon shuts down Joint Chiefs' email network

The Department of Defense was forced to shut down an unclassified email system used by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff after the government noticed "suspicious activity" on the system over the weekend.

By A. Tarantola,   07.28.15
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06.12.15
IRS to fight fraud and identity theft with help from tax-prep firms
06.12.15

IRS to fight fraud and identity theft with help from tax-prep firms

The IRS has just revealed a collaboration with various tax-preparation firms and software companie...

By M. Moon,   06.12.15
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06.03.15
Watchdog on recent IRS hack: We told them so
06.03.15

Watchdog on recent IRS hack: We told them so

The IRS web portal is no digital Fort Knox, officials from IRS watchdog Treasury Inspector General...

By A. Tarantola,   06.03.15
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