[Dataloss] US SSA data breach

Chris Walsh chris at cwalsh.org
Mon Jun 30 19:30:21 UTC 2008

IIRC, this DMF is used by various genealogy sites.  In that sense, everyone
has access to it.  The DMF itself is made publicly available in its

See http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ as an example site.

On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 9:09 AM, Henry Brown <hbrown at knology.net> wrote:

> http://www.fcw.com/online/news/152975-1.html
> SSA lists thousands of live persons as dead
> The Social Security Administration inadvertently compromised the
> personal information of more than 20,000 people by listing them in the
> Death Master File (DMF) while they were still alive, the agency's
> inspector general has determined.
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