Source: Washington Post
Kinda old news
Thankfully, governments have launched investigations into Equifax’s data breach. According to the reports, 143 million consumers may have been affected.
Sounds like an intro to a scary political movie, but no, it’s our credit agencies giving us a dose of our their finest security. Regardless of this being due to lack of security measures, vulnerable or out-of-date software, 143 million is a large amount.
However, lack of password strength was allegedly the fault of an attack in Argentina. “admin/admin” is what got them in.
Let’s this be a sign – always use strong passwords!