Equifax hack

Crunch Report | So About That Equifax Hack

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Equifax says it won’t bar consumers from joining breach-related lawsuits

Equifax, which yesterday announced an enormous breach, will not require consumers to forfeit their right to join a class action lawsuit in order to receive credit protection. The company clarified the

Equifax’s stock is plummeting after it reported a massive security breach

Shares of credit reporting service Equifax are collapsing — down more than 13 percent — in the morning trading hours after the company reported a security breach yesterday that could involve 143

Here comes the class action lawsuit after Equifax’s massive hack

Yesterday, Equifax announced that a hacker obtained information about 143 million consumers. This data included Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some cases, driver license numbe

It’s time to build our own Equifax with blackjack and crypto

The private data of 143 million Equifax “customers” is now available for download. Have no doubt: This means you will be hacked. This means your SIM card can be spoofed. This means someone

Equifax breach disclosure would have failed Europe’s tough new rules

The US does not currently have a federal law requiring companies to inform the public about data breaches. Over the pond in the European Union it's a different story, and Equifax could have faced stif

I called Equifax to find out if I’d been affected but it just hung up on me, three times

People haven't had much success online trying to find out it their Social Security number was included in a massive Equifax breach (affecting possibly half the U.S.) reported earlier today, so I ca

Equifax execs dumped stock before the hack news went public

In today's edition of unfettered corporate greed, we bring you the Equifax managers who apparently sold almost $1.8 million in stock after the company became aware that it had a big problem on its han

Equifax data breach help site leaves consumers with more questions than answers

Equifax just announced a massive data breach that could affect 143 million consumers. It's shaping up to be one of the largest hacks of all time. The information came mostly from U.S. residents, but a

Equifax data leak could involve 143 million consumers

Data leaks have become so commonplace that it’s incredibly easy to become numb to them, but credit reporting service Equifax announced a doozy today that when all is said and done could involve