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What does the Equifax data breach tell us about the larger issue of risk management in an increasingly unpredictable world?

It’s common knowledge by now that the data breach at credit reporting company Equifax earlier this year affected more than 140 million Americans. I don’t know about you personally, but in my immediate family, it’s running about 40% of us who have been impacted. 1,163 more words

Business

New York Times: S.E.C. Says It Was a Victim of Computer Hacking Last Year

New York Times: S.E.C. Says It Was a Victim of Computer Hacking Last Year. “The top securities regulator in the United States said Wednesday night that its computer system had been hacked last year, giving the attackers private information that could have been exploited for trading. 35 more words

Security & Legal Issues

Equifax 資料外洩防禦對策:最新資料

2017-09-14 更新:

Sophos CISO Norm Laudermilch 已經整理出四個簡單步驟,確保您的家庭可以不受影響,並妥善保護身分和財務資料。

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Equifax 已經低調地更新了它的常見問題集,澄清自己因為 Apache Struts 中的一個弱點遭受攻擊而被入侵:

我們知道,犯罪份子攻擊了一個美國網站的應用程式弱點。該弱點是 Apache Struts CVE-2017-5638.

我們在 3 月份首次被通報 CVE-2017-5638,一個 Apache Struts 架構中關鍵的 RCE (遠端程式碼執行) 漏洞。  該漏洞已被廣泛報導。Equifax 在 3 月份,也就是遭駭前兩個月就已經安裝了修補程式。

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Corporate

Think Your ID was Exposed in the Equifax Breach? Here's What to do About it

“We pride ourselves on being a leader in managing and protecting data….We also are focused on consumer protection”

These are the ironic words of Equifax CEO Rick Smith in… 923 more words

In The News

Equifax hack, the worst yet

When a big name company was hacked and had it’s users data put on Pastebin for the world to see it used to be shocking. Now a days it seems to be par for the course. 763 more words

Data Breaches