Sometimes I wonder why everyone isn’t getting hacked all the time. We’re all so bad at security, and there are so many people who know how to abuse it! And then I remember that we are getting hacked all the time.
Companies regularly dangle all our home addresses and passwords and phone numbers and credit card info out in the open, and someone grabs it. The companies try to hide it, but someone finds out, and the companies email out some not-even-trying excuse. To stop us from suing, they offer free credit monitoring. Free credit monitoring is the new thoughts and prayers.