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Understanding The Limitation of IRS' "Get Transcript" Multi-Step Authentication
Posted by John Carl Villanueva on 22 August 2015 12:33 AM

Overview

The multi-step authentication system used to secure the IRS "Get Transcript" application required several pieces of data that only the taxpayers could have known. But even that wasn't strong enough to prevent the recent data breach. That's because the system had one serious limitation. 


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