Congressional Report: Equifax Data Breach Was "Entirely Preventable"A 14-month congressional investigation slammed credit rating agency Equifax for lacking preventative measures.
Equifax: Names, Addresses, Driver's Licenses Were All Stolen In BreachAccording to the release, 99 million Americans had their addresses stolen. 20.3 million people had their phone numbers hacked and 17.6 million drivers had their license information taken.
Equifax Hack Put More Info At Risk Than Consumers KnewEquifax has disclosed to lawmakers that its data breach exposed more of consumers' personal information than the company first made public last year.
Equifax Signed Contract With IRS In SeptemberThe no-bid contract is for Equifax to provide the IRS with taxpayer and personal identity verification services.
Equifax: 2.5 Million More Americans May Be Affected By HackCredit report company Equifax said Monday that an additional 2.5 million Americans may have been affected by the massive security breach of its systems.
Report: Former Equifax CEO To Get $90 Mil Severance Following Data BreachEquifax CEO Richard Smith will reportedly collect a $90 million severance package after stepping down from his position following the company's massive data breach that affected up to 143 million U.S. customers.
Equifax Dumps CEO After Damaging Data BreachCredit reporting agency Equifax is ousting CEO Richard Smith in an effort to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed the highly sensitive information of about 143 million Americans.
Report: Hackers Snooping Inside Equifax Since MarchA Wall Street Journal report says that hackers broker into Equifax's computer systems in March, giving them months to probe vulnerabilities and eventually gain access to the data of 143 million Americans.
Equifax Victims May Face Hassle Buying New iPhoneApple fans who froze their credit after the Equifax data breach may end up with another hassle on their hands if they try to get one of the new iPhone X devices that can cost more than $1,000.
Freeze Fees Infuriate Victims Of Equifax HackThe fallout continues after the huge Equifax data-breach affecting more than 143 million Americans.
Equifax Free Identity Theft Protection & Credit File MonitoringEquifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. Get info on what you can do next.
In Wake Of Equifax Breach, What To Do To Safeguard Your InfoIt may be time that you take more extreme measures to lock down your credit information. The strongest possible option a person can take immediately is placing a credit freeze on your credit files.
Social Security Numbers Of 143 Million Americans Exposed In HackCredit card numbers for about 209,000 U.S. consumers were also accessed.
These Black Marks Fall Off Your Credit Scores Starting July 1Starting July 1, the credit scores of up to 14 million people could begin to rise as credit reports are scrubbed of nearly all civil judgments and many tax liens.
Study: 1 In 5 Consumers Had Error In Credit Report A government study says 20-percent of consumers had an error in their credit report. The study also said 5-percent of consumers identified errors that could lead to them paying more for mortgages, auto loans or other financial products.