If you’re a person in the world in 2018, there are probably two words you remain in constant fear of: data breach.
In recent history, several businesses used regularly by modern consumers have been targets of hacks, resulting in compromised data for millions of people.
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Perhaps one of the most notable cases was the 2017’s Equifax hack, infamous for a multitude of reasons including: the scale of the hack (143 million customers with compromised data); the sensitive nature of the information lost (social security numbers, license numbers, and more); and the way the company bungled the recovery (in the aftermath of the hack, they accidentally directed concerned customers to a phishing scam posing as security site). Read more…
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