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Early and ambiguous comments about the ecwa facts breach pointed to an apache struts vulnerability with the suggestion that the vulnerability the attackers exploited was cb e 2017 ninety eight o five a bug apache fixed on september fifth 2017 but according to contrast security and other observers from the security industry did now seems likely or that the hackers exploited cb e 2017 fifty six thirty eight of owner ability that was patched in march of this year the echo facts breach continues to draw litigation from the plaintiff's bar and regulatory inquests from state and federal government bodies congress plans to hold hearings the company's share price dropped another eight percent yesterday in a kind of sectorwide collateral damage ecwa faxes competitors trans union and experience also took smaller hits to their stock late last week but both now seemed to be recovering the equi facts breaches providing some tailwinds for another sector unsurprisingly that sector is cybersecurity exchangetraded funds covering cyber have risen steadily since the breach was disclosed last thursday the persons unknown who demanded ransom from equity facts with a september fifteen deadline now appear to be griff tres unconnected with the hack there's been no further public word on attribution turning to another incident databases held for ransom mungo db believes the recent wave of ransom attacks on users of its database products have a common cause failure to set passwords for administrative accounts the vendor says it hopes to improve its customers security awareness.