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Equifax Data Breach – It’s not okay!

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 Regardless of this being due to lack of security measures, vulnerable or out-of-date software, 143 million is a large amount.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!

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