OK CPA, You’ve Been Hacked, What Now?
The truth is most data breach incidents are never discovered. Consider yourself very fortunate if you’ve been hacked and discovered it before a ransom request or fraudulent transaction is executed. Most accountants and bookkeepers never discover a hack until it’s too late.
Here are some of the more common ways people discover a hack.
· Client e-filed tax returns begin to reject because returns with their Social Security numbers were already filed.