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Apache Foundation rebuffs allegation it allowed Equifax attack

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Re: An Attempt at Blame Shifting?

Absolutely! I buy a car, don't maintain it and the brake shoes don't stop me in time before I smack into someone. The insurance and company and car manufacturer would tell me where to get off double quick time! Just 'cos someone else made something, there is still an owness on you as an operator of a product to play your part in using it safely and properly.

Equifax got the software and used it, they should have done due diligence and testing and at the level they are at and the incredible burden of looking after such sensitive information, they should continuously be testing and inviting pen-testers to check their kit is up to spec for the job.

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