/Tag: Equifax

Top 3 Cyber Intrusions of the Decade: 2010-2019

A lot has happened in the past ten years for cyber intrusions and data breaches. We want to round out the end of the decade with our top 3 cyber intrusions. Stuxnet: 2010 Stuxnet was discovered around June 2010 by Belarusian antivirus company VirusBlokAda. U.S. based antivirus company Symantec was the first to reverse engineer [...]

Equifax Offers to Buy Those Affected from Their 2017 Breach a Cup of Coffee

Equifax is expected to pay up to $700 million in their 2017 breach that affected roughly 150 million people, per the Federal Trade Commission(FTC). That equates to roughly $5.00 per person, the equivalent of  a cup of coffee from Starbucks, if they pay the full $700 million. Personally, we don't think this goes far enough, [...]

Equifax Breach from the Banking Perspective with Steve Yonych of Litchfield Bancorp

In the wake of the Equifax breach I sat down with Steve Yonych, Assistant Vice President Branch Manger of Litchfield Bancorp, to get his take on the events that transpired and what banking customers can do to better protect themselves. He learned about the breach when the majority of the US did and he expressed [...]