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Submission + - Social Security Numbers Vulnerable Online

jsharp writes: "Social security numbers are disturbingly vulnerable online, as I found out last night, when I went to the IRS web site to explore the options for paying taxes online. All the options I looked at require end users to enter their full names and SSNs as part of the submission process, in plain sight of keyloggers and screen-scrapers."

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