SSN Detection (Server)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5855

Synopsis

A cleartext Social Security Number was detected by PVS.

Description

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

Solution

Ensure that confidential data is encrypted while in transit.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5855

Family: Data Leakage

Published: 2011/03/29

Modified: 2016/01/19

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium