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Equifax Investigation Clears Execs Who Dumped Stock Before Hack Announcement

Equifax discovered on July 29th that it had been hacked, losing the Social Security numbers and other personal information of 143 million Americans—and then just a few days later, several of its executives sold stock worth a total of nearly $1.8 million. When the hack was publicly announced in September, Equifax’s…

Equifax Was Warned About Vulnerability But Failed To Patch It

Equifax’s former CEO Richard Smith—who “retired” after a massive data breach at his company resulted in the theft of personal information for more than 143 million people—is set to testify before a Congressional subcommittee on consumer protection tomorrow. Smith will be expected to explain exactly how Equifax…

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Researcher Found Another Twitter Vulnerability That Allowed Tweeting From Any Account

A bug in a Twitter product could have allowed attackers to send tweets from any account and delete photos and videos from published tweets, according to a recent blog post by the security researcher who discovered it. It’s the second broad vulnerability in the product, called Studio, that’s come to light recently,…