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How security became more important than convenience

How security became more important than convenience

3 days ago   |   Engadget

Since the dawn of infosec, the belief that we users are a group of dullard cattle who blindly trade our own security for convenience at every turn has been trumpeted by the...
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FedEx left sensitive customer data exposed on unsecured server

4 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

It seems like there's no end to the data breach stories. Uber covered their problem up, then had to answer to Congress. Equifax's initial response to its massive data exposure...
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Equifax hires Home Depot's CISO to lead security turnaround

7 days ago   |   ZDnet

Jamil Farshchi has been named as the new chief information security officer of Equifax.
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Equifax slammed as hack likely affected more customers than initially thought

Equifax slammed as hack likely affected more customers than initially thought

8 days ago   |   The Inquirer

Firm has been accused of failing to disclose complete picture of the attack
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Equifax under pressure after data breach update

8 days ago   |   BBC

A US senator gives the credit rating firm a week to reveal more information about 2017's cyber-attack.
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Hackers accessed more personal data from Equifax than previously disclosed

Hackers accessed more personal data from Equifax than previously disclosed

9 days ago   |   The Verge

Last year, credit rating agency Equifax announced that hackers had stolen personal information for 143 million US consumers, including names, Social Security numbers...
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Equifax breach may have exposed more data than first thought

9 days ago   |   Engadget

The 2017 Equifax data breach was already extremely serious by itself, but there are hints it was somehow worse. CNN has learned that Equifax told the US Senate Banking...
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Hackers stole more Equifax private data than first revealed

10 days ago   |   ZDnet

The hack became the largest single data breach reported in 2017.
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Companies are sorry about security flaws. Just not sorry enough to change

Companies are sorry about security flaws. Just not sorry enough to change

11 days ago   |   Digital Trends

Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cyber security. Reuters reported on February 6 that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a key...
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32 senators want to know if US regulators halted Equifax probe

32 senators want to know if US regulators halted Equifax probe

11 days ago   |   Engadget

Earlier this week, a Reuters report suggested that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau had halted its investigation into last year's massive Equifax data breach. Reuters...
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