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Health Savings Account Fraud: The Rapidly Growing Threat
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4/17/2017 | 3:24:26 PM
When PII is compromised, Identity is Everything
Great article to show how hackers think ahead of us.  As we are preparing to submit - hopefully with increased security- our taxes tomorrow, hackers are already looking at more lucrative personal information.  The FSA are the next target and are not yet a commodity on the dark net based on the prices listed in this article. 

We just have to brace oursleves and be extra vigilent about giving away our PII to too many organizations out there who really do not need it. For example: registration for my son kindergarten next year required a copy of his SSN.  I refused to provide it to the school as there is absolutely no reason for them to store that data.  They were cool with my answer...So yes we need to be vigilant and learn to say "no, sorry. You have to prove me you need that information from me before i hand it to you."


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