The most-viewed video clip on YouTube Japan today is a clip that shows how the March 11th tsunami engulfed and destroyed the city of Kesennuma in a few short minutes:
Think you’re safe from identity theft because you are careful with your personal information? If you have a US social security number (SSN), think again – because that personal identifier can be guessed from publicly available information
An SSN consists of nine digits, the first five of which are assigned by established criteria based in part on the zip code in which someone was born.
For 8.5 per cent people born between 1989 and 2003, the researchers were able to identify the complete SSN within less than 1000 attempts.