Top 5 worst places for your Social Security number

If you value your identity, here are five entities you'd rather not share your SSN with. And good luck with that.

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This is a depressing Top 5. Seems like pretty much all the entities that should know how to protect our Social Security number still don't.

For the full, gory details, check out McAfee's list.

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Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 and always comes at technology from the real consumer's point of view. He brings his high energy, often skeptical style to all avenues of CNET coverage, with an emphasis on car tech. You'll also find him frequently on television, radio and the TV screens at Costco!

 

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