December 10, 2015
A few weeks ago, the IRS began publishing a set of Security Awareness Tax Tips; they've also come out with Publication 4524, "Security Awareness for Taxpayers". These documents are basically checklists, but they've got some reasonable advice. For example (quoting from Pub 4524):
Treat your personal information like cash, don't leave it lying around
Give personal information only over encrypted websites - look for "https" addresses.
Keep old tax returns and tax records under lock and ...