Tag Archives: social security number

Caution: Web-searchable servers and databases

August 2011:  Yale University announced that 43,000 social security numbers posted to an insecure FTP server have been available to Google search engine users for the past 10-months. May 2011:  Southern California Medical-Legal Consultants (SCMLC) disclosed that the medical records of 300,000 injured workers were available online to the public […]

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Do People Realize What They Are Sending and the Risks Associated?

Tax season is behind us (at least for most of us) and we can all give a sigh of relief… but can we? This year, getting my taxes organized and handing them to my accountant seemed to be more difficult than usual. Fortunately for me, the Federal Government gave certain […]

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