Here is an exerpt from the IRS publication 4557. It is useful to review what they recommend for tax practitioners and maybe utilize some of this on your own PC at home. We adhere to all security alerts and recommendations not only from IRS but other data security professionals.
Protect Your Clients; Protect Yourself
from Publication 4557 (Rev. 6-2018)
Here are some basic security steps that tax professionals can take today to make their clients’ data and their businesses safer:
• Learn to recognize phishing emails, especially those pretending to be from the IRS, e-Services, a tax software provider or cloud storage provider. Never open an embedded link or any attachment from a suspicious email.
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