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Security In Five Podcast

Mar 3, 2021

It's tax season and if you use a tax preparer to do your taxes you need to get your information to them. There are many ways to do this but this episode talks about why regular email shouldn't be one of them.

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Mar 2, 2021

There are thousands of articles published on the Internet every single day. Not everyone is accurate or provides good security advice. This episode talks about an article that was posted but gave outdated security advice.

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Mar 2, 2021

It's tax season and that means identity theft, phishing and fraud will be in the up swing. This episode talks about the things you can do if you are a victim or suspect you are a victim of tax fraud.

Sources:

IRS 5017c Form

IRS Form 14039

IRS Protection PIN

IRS Identity Protection Unit

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Feb 26, 2021

Thie week's tools, tips and tricks talks about a free scanner for your web browser. The Qualsys BrowserCheck will let you know if you are running an out of date browser, plugins need updates and checks security settings on your OS.

Source: https://www.qualys.com/free-tools-trials/browsercheck/

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Feb 24, 2021

Experts have figured out how to tell what you are typing, with varying level of accuracy, just by watching you on a video call. This episode goes through how it works.

Source: https://thehackernews.com/2021/02/experts-find-way-to-learn-what-youre.html

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