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Thursday, June 15, 2006

Tax Worker Downloads Porn on Office Computer, Trojan Spyware Steals Taxpayer Information

An Oregon Department of Revenue employee downloaded pornography onto his office computer, along with a Trojan spyware program that harvested the names, addresses, and social security numbers of over 2,000 taxpayers.

(Hat Tip: Slashdot.)

https://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2006/06/tax_worker_down.html

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