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They are owned by Experian... So Experian is breached and the solution is to get people on board with Experian?

One question I have that no one seems to be asking is that if Experian was breached and a bunch of TMobile data was stolen, how do we know other data from places wasnt stolen and that hackers cannot get that other data in the future? Experian is a massive credit reporting agency, one of the main ones in the US. TMobile isn't one of the only people who uses them, Experian has credit info and social security numbers and the like on millions of other people from all different sources. Regulations for data and network security need to be massively overhauled in the US. We cant just keep getting by on minimal security regulations.

Lobbyists will prevent that because corporations are about making money, not spending it. It'll take a wave of attacks and several class action lawsuits so prolific that they actually harm the national economy before the feds will even consider stepping in. And it'll take the fed stepping in because most corporations are souless husks run sociopaths who want to make money at any cost. If they're not getting sued for more than 1/4 of their yearly net income they just laugh it off and accept that fine as a cost of buisness.
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Sounded like an ad to get you to signup for their ProtectMyID.
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They are owned by Experian... So Experian is breached and the solution is to get people on board with Experian?

One question I have that no one seems to be asking is that if Experian was breached and a bunch of TMobile data was stolen, how do we know other data from places wasnt stolen and that hackers cannot get that other data in the future? Experian is a massive credit reporting agency, one of the main ones in the US. TMobile isn't one of the only people who uses them, Experian has credit info and social security numbers and the like on millions of other people from all different sources. Regulations for data and network security need to be massively overhauled in the US. We cant just keep getting by on minimal security regulations.

The problem is...if someone wants any data that exists....they will get it with enough determination. All we can do, right now, is make it 'harder' to do. It's just a matter of how badly someone or a group of someones wants that info.

Bottom line is....nothing is truly safe unless you exist off the grid 100%
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