The Banality of the Equifax Breach – The Atlantic

Consumer data breaches have become so frequent, the anger and worry once associated with them has turned to apathy. So when Equifax revealed late Thursday that a breach exposed personal data, including social-security numbers, for 143 million Americans, public shock was diluted by resignation.

Source: The Banality of the Equifax Breach – The Atlantic

There needs to be a means for us to hold companies that do not protect our confidential information. The idea that due to the negligence of some company, I could have my life turned upside down is total hogwash. FWIW, the breach started in May. How much you want to bet the origins of the breach was Russia?

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