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comment by goobster
goobster  ·  76 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Equifax hack hits credit histories of up to 143 million Americans

I assume it was a phishing site. But it's not like it is hard to come up with my last name and Social Security Number, since the Feds lost it years ago.




veen  ·  76 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The problem is not just that they might have your SSN, the problem is also that the US relies far too much on the unsecure method of ID that is the SSN. This was bound to happen sometime and I'm sure it will happen again. Hopefully it's a catalyst for you guys adopting more secure IDs, but I doubt it.