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Private Investigator Pleads Guilty To Misusing Trump's Social Security Number

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana private investigator pleaded guilty on Monday to misusing Donald Trump’s Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the president’s federal tax information before his election last year. 654 more words


Krebs on Security: Name+DOB+SSN=FAFSA Data Gold Mine

Krebs on Security: Name+DOB+SSN=FAFSA Data Gold Mine. “KrebsOnSecurity has sought to call attention to online services which expose sensitive consumer data if the user knows a handful of static details about a person that are broadly for sale in the cybercrime underground, such as name, date of birth, and Social Security Number. 36 more words

Security & Legal Issues

Image Of World War II Veteran's Social Security Card Posted On Twitter By Sheriff's Official

HIGHLAND (CBSLA) — A World War II veteran may have been victimized a second time after his Social Security number was posted on Twitter by the police agency trying to track down his family in order to return his stolen property. 343 more words


If Asked For Social Security Number, Keep These 3 Things In Mind

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Born in the 1930s, the Social Security numbering system was created to track U.S. workers’ earnings history and determine their benefit entitlement. 567 more words


Editorial: Time for a less hacker-friendly Social Security system

Last month’s announcement by Equifax that its consumer-credit database suffered a catastrophic hacking attack meant that nearly half of all Americans had their Social Security numbers… 29 more words

Data Breaches

White House Adviser: Phase Out Social Security Number As ID

BOSTON (AP) — A cybersecurity adviser to President Donald Trump is pushing to phase out the use of Social Security numbers as a form of identification. 123 more words