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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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Brian Cooley is CNET's Editor at large and has been with the brand since 1995. He currently focuses on electrification of vehicles but also follows the big trends in smart home, digital healthcare, 5G, the future of food, and augmented & virtual realities. Cooley is a sought after presenter by brands and their agencies when they want to understand how consumers react to new technologies. He has been a regular featured speaker at CES, Cannes Lions, Advertising Week and The PHM HealthFront™. He was born and raised in Silicon Valley when Apple's campus was mostly apricots.
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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.