The IRS Just Accidentally Published Thousands of SSNs Online

You'd think the IRS would be the one organization it might be safe to trust with your precious Social Security Number. Think again. Thanks to a cock-up, the agency just put tens of thousands of the numbers out on the Internet for anyone and everyone to see. Fantastic. » 7/08/13 12:03pm 7/08/13 12:03pm

Hackers Used Google to Steal Social Security Numbers from 43,000 Yalies

Hackers accessed personal information from 43,000 faculty, staff, students and alumni of Yale University all through Google. It's called dorking. Specifically, Google dorking. And it's scary easy what you can do. » 8/24/11 10:21am 8/24/11 10:21am

Bad Guys Access 75,000 University of Wisconsin Social Security Numbers

If you attend, attended, teach, or taught at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, you might want to give the ol' alma mater a call: planted malware just exposed 75,000 student and staff SS numbers to prying eyes. » 8/11/11 8:56am 8/11/11 8:56am

Hackers Break Into UC Berkeley's Database, Steal Nearly 100,000 Social…

An unknown number of hackers broke into UC Berkeley's database and were able to access the personal and health information of over 160,000 students and former students. They're still at large. » 5/09/09 5:45pm 5/09/09 5:45pm