IRS suspends new security feature for lack of security

From the we-should-have-expected-this dept., Adam Winer reports:

An IRS program that was supposed to help protect vulnerable taxpayers has been partially suspended, because it turns out the program wasn’t all that secure.
An “IP pin code” program is supposed to add another layer of security to those filing tax return forms, but in March, the IRS announced the “tool is unavailable until further notice.”
Tax experts say the IRS program was hacked.
Read more on ABC News.

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