IRS Data Breach: What to Do Right Now
By Paul Wagenseil -
Source: Tom's Guide US
The downside is that it won't let anyone run a credit report on you, either — which may snarl things up if you're trying to buy a house or a car or even to change your cellphone company. Still, because your identity has already been stolen and anything could happen with your data, the inconvenience may be worth the peace of mind.