Equifax’s Failure to Patch Enabled Massive Hack

Last week, a massive hack of the credit bureau Equifax stole critical personally identifiable information (PII) on 143 million US citizens. The company’s response to the incident has been strongly criticized, and now we know the incompetence isn’t limited to the customer-facing sections of the company. The flaws that allowed hackers to penetrate Equifax and steal its customer data were patched several months ago.

Source: Equifax’s Failure to Patch Enabled Massive Hack – ExtremeTech

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