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Failure to patch two-month-old bug led to massive Equifax breach

Enlarge (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Alex E. Proimos) The Equifax breach that exposed sensitive data for as many as 143 million US consumers was accomplished by exploiting a Web application vulnerability that had been patched more two months earlier, officials with the credit reporting service said Thursday. “Equifax has been intensely investigating… Read entire story.

Source: Ars Technica

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