Equifax Cybersecurity Incident

Equifax Cybersecurity Incident
Equifax (EFX) announced yesterday a “cybersecurity incident” involving customer data. Although they say that there was “No Evidence of Unauthorized Access to Core Consumer or Commercial Credit Reporting Databases“, what you need to know is that the information important to¬†you, probably was. “The information accessed primarily includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, ...

Why You Should Care About The Yahoo Breach

Why You Should Care About The Yahoo Breach
Background Last week Yahoo announced that the details of 500 million accounts had been stolen by a “state sponsored actor” at the end of 2014. (“State sponsored” means an entity – an individual, group, or company – whose services were paid for by a government. These days it’s fashionable to blame Russia or China, but ...