All posts tagged "Equifax"
U.S. charges former Equifax executive with insider trading
Credit bureau's hack could turn out to be most costly in corporate history
- Posted March 14, 2018
Equifax breach could be most costly in corporate history
Total cost of hack, which compromised data of over 147 million consumers, could be 'well over $600 million'
- Posted March 2, 2018
Equifax pulls customer service page, cites vendor’s software
Dealing with aftermath of hackers breaking into system earlier this year
- Posted October 13, 2017
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about you
Equifax had more than $3.1 billion in revenue last year, largely from selling data to other companies.
- Posted October 6, 2017
Senators bewildered by Equifax contract with IRS after hack
“Why in the world should you get a no-bid contract right now?” Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., asked former Equifax CEO Richard Smith.
- Posted October 4, 2017
Equifax: 2.5 million more Americans may be affected by hack
145.5 million people had their personal information accessed or stolen.
- Posted October 3, 2017
Equifax CEO steps down in the wake of damaging data breach
NEW YORK — Embattled Equifax CEO Richard Smith stepped down Tuesday, less than three weeks after the credit reporting agency disclosed a disastrous hack to its computer system that exposed the sensitive personal information of 143 million...
- Posted September 26, 2017
In wake of Equifax breach, what to do to safeguard your info
Check to see if your personal information may have been stolen
- Posted September 9, 2017
Agency orders TransUnion, Equifax to pay $23M for false ads
WASHINGTON – Federal regulators have ordered credit-reporting agencies TransUnion and Equifax to pay about $23 million for falsely advertising that the credit scores they sell consumers are the same ones lenders use to make credit decisions. The...
- Posted December 30, 2016