Tax prep services send sensitive financial info to Facebook

And they didn’t even know they were doing it.

An H&R Block storefront; the ‘o’ in Block has been replaced with the glaring red eye of HAL9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey. Mark Zuckerberg’s metaverse avatar peeks out from behind a pillar. Image: Cryteria (modified) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HAL9000.svg CC BY 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en Social Woodlands (modified) https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:H%26R_Block_%285424899168%29.jpg CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.

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