I was wondering about this. The fact that SSNs tend to follow a pattern would surely make them an easier target of cryptoanalysis. Even just knowing the format would cut down on the keyspace you had to search by a large margin wouldn't it?
At least Oracle knows how to excite developers.
Star trek slash fiction and free coffee?
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