Hello, readers. Today, I am back again with another informative blog post. I swear, someday I’ll return to my strange ramblings, but today is not the day. 1,618 more words
The Register: Equifax how-it-was-mega-hacked damning dossier lands, in all of its infuriating glory . “A US Congressional report outlining the breakdowns that led to the 2017 theft of 148 million personal records from Equifax has revealed a stunning catalog of failure. 29 more words
A House Oversight Committee report out Monday has concluded that Equifax’s security practices and policies were sub-par and such a system were age-old and out-of-date, and bothering with basic security measures — like patching vulnerable systems — could’ve thwarted its massive data violate last year. 843 more words
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSNEWS.COM) – A scathing new report finds one of the largest data breaches in U.S. history was “entirely preventable.” A 14-month congressional investigation slammed credit rating agency Equifax for lacking preventative measures in a data breach that exposed the personal information of 148 million Americans last year. 33 more words
Saw an ad today from a credit bureau offering both credit monitoring and identity theft protection services.
So instead of making access to our credit reports more secure (making it harder for someone to steal our identity), they charge us protection money. 31 more words