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In wake of Equifax breach, government shines light on entire industry

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

While law enforcement agents were sent to immediately investigate how and why hackers broke into Equifax, other federal agencies, like the Homeland Security Department, were focusing on understanding the threat posed to the larger industry, a senior U.S. official said.

U.S. officials looking at Apache vulnerability as cause for Equifax breach

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

The official's comments to CyberScoop are the first from a government source regarding the cause behind one of the largest data breaches in history, which was publicly announced last week.

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