08
Jul
09

Social Security Numbers Can Be Predicted With Public Information

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have shown that public information readily gleaned from governmental sources, commercial data bases, or online social networks can be used to routinely predict most — and sometimes all — of an individual’s nine-digit Social Security number.

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About the study: http://blogs.heinz.cmu.edu/ssnstudy/

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