Canadian police arrest a man they say used the notorious bug to nab about 900 social insurance numbers, along with other possible data.
A dozen senators, including Democrats and Republicans, want the IRS to pledge publicly not to snoop on Americans' Twitter and Facebook messages and other correspondence without a warrant.
The IRS is not answering questions about internal documents showing the agency believes Americans have "generally no privacy" in their e-mail, Facebook chats, and Twitter direct messages.
The new mobile apps from the Internal Revenue Service can tell taxpayers when their refund is coming and provide some tax tips.
Large recipients of DOE American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds may want to be thankful this year to U.S. taxpayers.
Government Accountability Office report says weak passwords, inadequate access controls, and lax patch management make IRS data vulnerable.
Microsoft is getting $11 million in stimulus funds for an employee bridge, connecting two areas of the corporate headquarters in Redmond, Wash. Is this a judicious use of our taxes?
The FBI sent agents after the blogger who leaked some tracks from Guns 'n' Roses long-awaited Chinese Democracy.
Bush wants retroactive immunity for telecommunications companies that may have opened their networks to the feds. But one politician suggests forcing taxpayers to fund any lawsuit damages.
Open source balances risk between buyers and vendors. Here's just one example of how the U.S. federal government could have saved itself a lot of money.