Disgraced Equifax CEO blames 145.5 million-record breach on a single forgetful flunky

Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith -- who retired with $90m for his year's work after overseeing a breach of 145,500,000 Americans' most sensitive date -- testified before Congress yesterday and explained the cause of the breach: "The human error was that the individual who's responsible for communicating in the organization to apply the patch, did not." Read the rest