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Equifax says web server vulnerability led to hack

5 days ago   |   By Reuters

Credit reporting company Equifax Inc blamed a web server vulnerability in its open-source software, called Apache Struts, for the recent data breach that compromised personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers.
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Equifax blames months-old web server flaw for allowing hack - CNET

5 days ago   |   By CNET

Patches published months before the massive hack began were apparently not applied before the hack.
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Equifax blames breach on a server flaw it should've patched

6 days ago   |   By Engadget

Equifax's latest update on its unprecedented security breach notifies the public that its investigation has found the cause of the theft. Along with an unnamed security firm (ZDNet and others have reported it's Mandiant) the company confirmed rumors...
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Equifax confirms Apache Struts security flaw it failed to patch is to blame for hack

6 days ago   |   By ZDnet

The company said the March vulnerability was exploited by hackers.
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The best thing about iOS 11 might be this augmented reality ruler

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