• Equifax: Whodunnit, How They Did It, and Why the CEO Won't Go to Jail

    5 days ago - By Fortune

    The Equifax debacle is looking like the data equivalent of the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster. Personal information is gushing all over the Internet, and the more we find out, the worse it looks.
    It's been nine days since the credit bureau revealed it lost control of sensitive data of over 143 million people, and here's what we've learned so far: The hackers came in through a vulnerability in the website frame work called Apache Struts; however, as Ars Technica's reliable security journalist reports, a fix for this flaw has been available since March 6. In other words, Equifax had ample...
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