Apr 14, 2017

04/14/2017: How hackers are preying on taxpayers

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It's tax season, which means someone might try to rip you off soon. Rick Holland, vice president of strategy at Digital Shadows, joins us to talk about how hackers are targeting people and how the IRS is doing with anti-fraud efforts. Afterwards, we'll play this week's Silicon Tally with our very own David Brancaccio, who recently launched a new series called "Robot-Proof Jobs."

It’s tax season, which means someone might try to rip you off soon. Rick Holland, vice president of strategy at Digital Shadows, joins us to talk about how hackers are targeting people and how the IRS is doing with anti-fraud efforts. Afterwards, we’ll play this week’s Silicon Tally with our very own David Brancaccio, who recently launched a new series called “Robot-Proof Jobs.”

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