Latest Equifax Bungle: Predictable Credit Freeze PINs

13 Sep

If the pressure wasn’t high enough already on Equifax after it exposed personal details for tens of millions of consumers, keen observers have noticed another security-related bungle: It appears that a 10-digit PIN used by consumers to lock and unlock their credit reports is easily predictable, which would undermine a key defense against potential identity theft schemes. See Also: Effective Cyber Threat Hunting Requires an Actor and Incident Centric Approach Even worse: Equifax charges some consumers – read more at source link

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