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House panel launches probe of government contracts with identity verification company ID.me

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The committee twice cited CyberScoop reporting on the firm.

Emotet's tax-season phishing is back with new tricks

by Joe Warminsky • 4 months ago

Researchers at Cofense say the operators behind the Emotet botnet "have upped their game" for 2022's tax season.

IRS announces it will stop use of facial recognition for identity verification

by Tonya Riley • 5 months ago

The decision by IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig comes after mounting backlash from lawmakers and privacy and civil liberties advocates.

Lawmakers want IRS to address security concerns with use of facial recognition on taxpayers

by Tonya Riley • 5 months ago

There are bipartisan calls from Capitol Hill for the tax-collection agency to consider several potential privacy and security threats posed by ID.me's technology.

ID.me CEO backtracks on claims company doesn't use powerful facial recognition tech

by Tonya Riley • 5 months ago

The company had said it didn't use 1:many facial recognition.

Deposits to illicit crypto addresses nearly doubled in 2021, Chainalysis finds

by Tonya Riley • 6 months ago

Theft of DeFi grew 2,000%, researchers found.