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Re: [Full-Disclosure] Drivers License number generation - was Small vulnerability in Canadian Pay Pal Secret Question
From: Eric J. Christeson (echriste702com.net)
Date: Fri Jan 09 2004 - 14:41:54 CST
On Fri, 2004-01-09 at 14:03, John LaCour wrote:
> American drivers license numbers are generated differently
> by state. However, at least three states use the same
> algorithm which is uses your name and birth date to generate your
> driver's license number.
> See http://www.highprogrammer.com/alan/numbers/dl_us_shared.html
> for details.
Until 2002 North Dakota used one's SSN for a driver's license number.
Not that they changed everyone's number at once. They issue a new
number when your current license expires (every 4 years) so it will be
2006 before everyone has their numbers changed.
Eric J. Christeson <echriste702com.net>
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