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Lessons From the 2017 Equifax Hack

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
Feb 24, 2020 | 11:00 GMT
An FBI wanted poster listing four men allegedly behind the 2017 Equifax hack. The U.S. Department of Justice announced in a press release Feb. 10 that a federal grand jury in Atlanta had indicted four members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army in connection with the 2017 hack of the credit reporting agency Equifax.

An FBI wanted poster listing four men allegedly behind the 2017 Equifax hack.

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The case serves as a vivid reminder of how much damage can be done when software is not patched to protect against known vulnerabilities....

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