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Equifax used ‘admin’ as username and password internally

October 21, 2019

A class-action lawsuit targeting Equifax has revealed a series of appalling internal security practices that led to the data breach incurred by the credit reporting agency in 2017.

The lawsuit is not your typical class action involving Equifax customers. Rather, it’s a class action that represents 373 disgruntled shareholders whose individual lawsuits have been consolidated into one. The suit isn’t a new development either.

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