Does Symantec Messaging Gateway's "Valid Social Secrity Number" Premium pattern detect the new Social Security Randomization algorithm numbers?

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Article ID: 157556

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Issue/Introduction

In June, 2011, The US Social Security Administration modified how Social Security numbers would be issued. Does the Symantec Messaging Gateway detect the SSN Randomization numbers?

Resolution

This issue has been addressed in version 10.5.0 of the Symantec Messaging Gateway. Please update to the latest version to include this correction.

For additional information on the changes to the US Social Security Number format, please see the following:

http://www.socialsecurity.gov/employer/stateweb.htm
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/employer/randomization.html