Equifax hack

Equifax launches its credit locking app and extends free credit freezes through June

Today was supposed to be the deadline for Equifax's free credit freeze offering, but the company has decided to extend the service to consumers for another five months. Now, Equifax customers can requ

Senators push to ditch Social Security numbers in light of Equifax hack

Eyeing more secure alternatives to Social Security numbers, lawmakers in the U.S. are looking abroad. Today, the Senate Commerce Committee questioned former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, Verizon Chief Pri

Congress votes to disallow consumers from suing Equifax and other companies with arbitration agreements

The Senate voted late Tuesday night to strike a federal rule that would have allowed consumers affected by the Equifax hack to sue the company. Without it, the millions affected by the historic securi

The Trump team has failed to address the nation’s mounting cybersecurity threats

Government civilian and military agencies had a 90-day deadline to review and assess their cybersecurity status and propose improvements. Eight deadlines related to this have come and gone, and mor

Equifax hack included nearly 11 million US driver’s licenses

The latest news from the enormous Equifax hack is that the stolen records included 10.9 million driver's licenses from U.S. citizens, according to the Wall Street Journal's sources. This isn't much of

Chatting corporate greed with Mr. Monopoly, hero of the Equifax Senate hearing 🎩💸

In a particularly dark week for America, one ray of hope shone bright, its monocle glinting bravely in the harsh media flash. Enter Rich Uncle Pennybags, the board game fat cat better known as the Mon

Former Equifax CEO says breach boiled down to one person not doing their job

In a continued effort to pass on any responsibility for the largest data breach in American history, Equifax’s recently departed CEO is blaming it all on a single person who failed to deploy a p

San Francisco sues Equifax on behalf of 15 million Californians affected by the breach

Equifax is not only in deep for a class-action lawsuit over a breach exposing 143 million U.S. citizen's Social Security numbers and a subpoena in New York, it's now being sued by the city of San Fran

Equifax was reportedly hacked almost five months before its first disclosed date

Equifax learned about a major breach in its systems in March, well before it disclosed a massive breach earlier this month that included sensitive information for 143 million consumers, according to

Credit Karma says it will offer credit monitoring for Equifax following this month’s huge breach

Credit Karma said it will add Equifax to its credit monitoring service as part of its free product, which proactively notifies members of significant changes to their credit report.

Security researchers find gross deficiencies on Equifax Argentina site

As we close in on a week since Equifax announced the massive hack that could potentially have exposed the financial information of 143 million consumers in the U.S., we have been left with many questi

No, a chatbot can’t automatically sue Equifax for $25,000

Making the rounds today is a chatbot that claims it will let you sue Equifax for thousands of dollars in small claims court without using a lawyer. The Verge boldly stated you can claim up to $25,000

Congress demands answers from Equifax

A strongly worded letter from the Democrats of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce questions Equifax on pretty much every aspect of its disastrous breach, from how such an immense security laps

Equifax says that it will waive credit freeze fees for 30 days

In response to public outrage over its ongoing bungled response, Equifax stated on Twitter that it will waive credit freeze fees for 30 days. With so much personal data running around out there in the

Equifax shares tumble another 8% after hack

Credit score giant Equifax announced on Thursday that 143 million accounts were hacked. Since then, the stock has taken a nosedive as investors anticipate more fallout. The company saw shares fall 14%

Senator says Equifax should offer customers free credit security freezes

Equifax's handling of the massive data breach that affected 143 million people has been ineffective, Senator Brian Schatz wrote today in a letter to Equifax. He says what Equifax has offered customers

We’re all Equif*cked

Every company is a tech company, and that's a big problem. Or rather, either every company is a tech company but most suck at it, or most aren't tech companies but should be. Either way, we're gonna h

PSA: no matter what, Equifax may tell you you’ve been impacted by the hack

Those hoping to find out if their Social Security number and other identifying info was stolen, along with a potential 143 million other American’s data won’t find answers from Equifax . I

Equifax stock tumbles 14% after credit score hack

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Crunch Report | So About That Equifax Hack

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