SSN Detection (Client)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5820

Synopsis

A cleartext Social Security Number was detected by PVS.

Description

The remote host was observed sending a request that appears to contain a Social Security Number (SSN).

Solution

Ensure that confidential data is encrypted while in transit.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5820

File Name: 5820.prm

Family: Data Leakage

Published: 2011/03/29

Modified: 2016/01/19

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium