10 tips to protect your tax return from theft and fraud
Tony Bradley |
April 2, 2014
As far as cyber criminals are concerned, tax season means open season. This time of year is a favorite for phishing scams and fraud, second only to the holidays. With a little awareness and common sense, though, you can avoid being a victim and make sure your tax refund ends up in your pocket.
10. Limit your exposure
One last piece of common sense advice: Use basic security tools to limit your exposure to threats and exploits. There will always be security concerns, but you can minimize your risk by using reliable security tools to monitor and block threats.