Search Engines and SSNs

10 years ago

In the current issue of IRW we explain why facilitating social security numbers (SSNs) online is an enabling crime; one that is relevant to Homeland Security (1). We show that, ironically, government agencies and universities are the first facilitators of SSNs on the Web. We examined how crafting smart queries in Google and other search engines allows users to find incidents wherein SSNs have been ... Continue reading

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