Lawsuit claims Equifax used default ‘admin’ password during massive hack

A class action lawsuit (PDF) filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division, alleges Equifax used the default username "admin" to protect a portal used to manage credit disputes. Same goes for the password—at the time of the breach, it too was still the default "admin," according to the lawsuit. It's certainly boneheaded, if in fact Equifax never bothered to change either the username or password, as the lawsuit alleges. According to the lawsuit,

By | 2019-10-21T18:47:23+00:00 October 21st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fortnite players discover fish that deals massive damage

Fortnite chapter 2 is all about aquatics: the map has a number of new waterways; players can swim; there are boats. Since the start of this season, we’ve known about something called the “Mythic Goldfish” thanks to data miners poking in the Fortnite files. But nobody had actually found this item, which is said to deal a “massive” amount of damage:Mythic Goldfish Info:- Found From FishingItem Context: Throw Mythic Goldfish at enemies to deal massive amounts of damage! —

By | 2019-10-20T17:00:00+00:00 October 20th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

BattleTech’s next update brings massive new ‘Mechs, bizarre new weapons, and more

Harebrained Schemes’ BattleTech, which launched in April 2018, is closing in on the end of its Season Pass downloadable content. The $19.99 update, due out on Nov. 12, promises to add eight massive new machines to the game. Those who pick up the for-pay expansion (or those who already own the Season Pass) will also gain access to seven more classic models. Annihilator, a 100-ton ‘Mech that’s fairly slow for an assault chassis but with plenty of ballistic and energy hardpoints. Rifleman, the icon

By | 2019-10-18T17:00:00+00:00 October 18th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Capcom plans to revive ‘dormant IPs’ after massive success with Devil May Cry and Monster Hunter

Capcom has been having a pretty good run lately, what with the success of Monster Hunter: World, the remade Resident Evil 2, and Devil May Cry 5. In its latest financial report, Capcom hints that this string of successes is fuelling a push to revive dormant—but still valuable—Capcom properties. But Capcom is clearly looking to an international audience now more than ever. Monster Hunter—a series which formerly had about 25 percent of its player base hailing from outside Japan—is now enjoyed by a

By | 2019-10-18T14:39:37+00:00 October 18th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Arctic launches a massive CPU cooler for Threadripper CPUs with up to 64 cores

If Arctic's new Freezer 50 TR cooler is any indication, a third-generation Threadripper with 64 cores and 128 threads could be looming around the corner. The Freezer 50 TR is Arctic's largest CPU air cooler to date. For reference, Arctic's Freezer 33 TR cooler measures 123 x 89 x 155 and weighs 705g. In addition to being its biggest air cooler, the Freezer 50 TR is Arctic's first to bring addressable RGB lighting into the equation. The Freezer 50 TR is compatible with AMD's sTR4 socket and is su

By | 2019-10-17T23:15:47+00:00 October 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Division 2 celebrates massive Episode 2 updates with a free weekend

"Episode 2" of The Division 2 is now live for Season Pass holders. For everyone else, feel free to download The Division 2 and enjoy a free weekend of bandit-hunting in post-apocalyptic Washington DC. While you can preload the game for free right now via Uplay or the Epic Games Store, the servers themselves won't be open to free players until October 17. There's also a new PvP map called The Wharf, and a new Conflict PvP mode called Team Elimination. We'll be jumping back into the game soon to s

By | 2019-10-17T12:24:53+00:00 October 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save a massive $750 on this Alienware m17 laptop equipped with an RTX 2070 graphics card

This is a seriously great cheap gaming laptop deal. Over at Dell you can get an enormous $750 off the Alienware m17 gaming laptop by using the code AFF750AW. Cheap gaming laptop deal todayDon't forget to consider the extra gear you may want to upgrade around your new laptop, to ensure you've got an optimised experience. Our guides to the best PC headsets for gaming, the best gaming monitors, and the best gaming keyboards should help to set you up rather nicely. Check out our guide to the best ga

By | 2019-10-10T11:16:02+00:00 October 10th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Black Friday preview at Best Buy: massive price cuts on 4K TVs

Best Buy is giving us a Black Friday preview sale with massive price cuts on 4K TVs. That's a whopping $700 price cut and the best price we've seen for the UHD smart TV. LG 75-inch Nano 9 Series Smart 4K UHD TV $2,699.99 $1,999.99 at Best BuyFor a limited time, you can save $700 on the LG 75-inch 4K TV at Best Buy. Best Buy TV deals:Shop more of the best cheap TV sales and 4K TV deals that are currently going on. You can also learn more about our top-rated TVs with our guide on the best TVs of 2

By | 2019-10-07T19:00:33+00:00 October 7th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Intel reveals new Xeon CPUs – with massive price cuts – and more about Cascade Lake-X

Intel has officially taken the wraps off its new heavyweight Intel Xeon W CPUs and Cascade Lake-X processors (although most of the details about the latter were already spilled last week following a leak). As mentioned, we’ve already seen all the details on the new 10th-gen Cascade Lake-X CPUs which have had their prices heavily slashed by Intel. For the full details on these Cascade Lake-X offerings, check out our previous story on the launch – they are coming in November, incidentally, or at l

By | 2019-10-07T14:40:16+00:00 October 7th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Check out Ms. Marvel’s massive mitts in a new Marvel’s Avengers trailer

Crystal Dynamics revealed today that Kamala Khan, better known in the superhero world as Ms. Marvel, will be the sixth playable character in the upcoming Marvel's Avengers. These powers introduce a totally new element to our game and make our combat and exploration completely unique." As you can see in the trailer, she's also the one who pushes the gang to get back together. She can be seen, from behind, speaking to Thor, Captain America, and Black Widow, and she also narrates the opening. Marve

By | 2019-10-04T23:09:03+00:00 October 4th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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