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Severe Security Breach at Equifax

Discussion in 'Tech-Related News' started by Johnny-be-Good, Sep 8, 2017.

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  1. Johnny-be-Good

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    Why the Equifax breach is very possibly the worst leak of personal info ever

    https://arstechnica.com/information...ossibly-the-worst-leak-of-personal-info-ever/


    After reading the incredible lack of security and response, it's truly amazing a company with these attitudes, involved in such sensitive data collection, is allowed to be in business.
     
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  3. Johnny-be-Good

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    Some interesting concerns about how Equifax is handling the situation.

    https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/07/e...e-questions-than-answers/?ncid=mobilenavtrend


    The catch:

    https://trustedidpremier.com/static/terms

    hmm!

    https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/07/e...e-questions-than-answers/?ncid=mobilenavtrend

     
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    Some very interesting lobbying on the part of Equifax to absolve them from law suits:

    http://www.ibtimes.com/political-ca...rule-protecting-victims-data-breaches-2587929

     
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    Security at Equifax is so dismal, one might wonder if it's intentional.

    More to their 'ineptitude':

    Equifax's credit-monitoring site also reportedly hackable

    https://www.cnet.com/news/equifaxs-credit-monitoring-site-also-reportedly-hackable/#ftag=CAD590a51e

     
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    Equifax Hackers Stole 200k Credit Card Accounts in One Fell Swoop

    https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/09...t-card-accounts-in-one-fell-swoop/#more-40773


    hmmmm!
     
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