Equifax used ‘admin’ as username and password internally

Equifax used ‘admin’ as username and password internally

A class-action lawsuit targeting Equifax has revealed a series of appalling internal security practices that led to the data breach incurred by the credit reporting agency in 2017. The lawsuit is not ...
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Rating: How Current Cybersecurity Issues Can Affect Future Profitability

Fallout from Equifax’s 2017 data breach continues to impact the company even years later. Moody’s Investor Service, a bond credit rating business, lowered Equifax’s rating outlook from stable to negative, which indicates ...
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Cyber Security Roundup for July 2019

July was a month of mega data privacy fines. The UK Information Commissioners Office (ICO) announced it intended to fine British Airways £183 million for last September's data breach, where half a ...

Capital One Data Breach, Equifax Settlement Payouts, Nextdoor App Scams

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for August 5th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: everything you need to know about the Capital One data breach, changes ...
Equifax Settlement

Equifax Settlement: Don’t get phished by scammers

The Equifax Settlement Website is easily spoofed, and it’s already happening. The Equifax Data Breach resulted in the credit bureau agreeing to a $650-700-million settlement. Those affected had a choice... The post ...

Equifax’s $700M Mistake Underscores the Urgency of Compliance, Security and Transparency

Equifax's data breach should serve as a wakeup call for all business leaders, and it should motivate them to have a contingency plan in place ‘just in case’. A good starting point ...

Equifax Settlement, Android Video File Exploit, Encryption Backdoors

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 29th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Details on the Equifax breach settlement, why your Android phone could be ...

Cyber Security Roundup for May 2019

May 2019 was the busiest month of the year for critical security vulnerabilities and patch announcements. The standout was a Microsoft critical security update for Windows, rated with a CVSS score of ...

Equifax Downgraded, Huawei Ban, Google is Tracking Your Purchases

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for May 27th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Investment firm Moody’s downgrades Equifax, Huawei’s US technology ban, and how Google ...
Equifax has bled $1.4 billion from 2017 breach, so far

Equifax has bled $1.4 billion from 2017 breach, so far

Nearly two years after suffering a massive data breach, credit bureau Equifax is still bleeding money in settlements and legal fees. Equifax’s latest earnings release tallies the costs associated with its 2017 ...
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