White House Adviser: Phase Out Social Security Number As IDWhite House Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce said Wednesday that using a person’s Social Security number as an identifier or access control is “just a horrific idea.”
Former Equifax CEO Grilled In Congress Over Massive Data BreachHouse Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday lashed out at the former head of Equifax, demanding answers for the massive data breach that compromised the sensitive personal information of an estimated 145 million Americans.
Equifax Says 2.5 Million More Americans May Be Affected By HackCredit report company Equifax is now saying an additional 2.5 million Americans may have been affected by a massive security breach this summer.
Former Equifax CEO Apologizes For Data Breach: 'We Let Them Down'The former chairman and CEO of Equifax says the company was entrusted with personal information of 140 million Americans and “we let them down” as human error and technology failures allowed a massive data breach.
San Francisco City Attorney Sues Equifax Over Massive Data BreachSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera sued Equifax Inc. Tuesday over the credit-reporting company’s massive data breach.
Equifax Dumps CEO After Data Breach Exposed Info Of 143 MillionCredit reporting agency Equifax is ousting CEO Richard Smith in an effort to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans.
Hackers Reportedly Snooping Inside Equifax As Of MarchHackers broke into Equifax's computer systems in March, two months earlier than the company had previously disclosed.
Equifax Says It Had A Security Breach Earlier This YearEquifax, under pressure from a massive data breach, says it had a separate incident earlier this year.
Equifax Victims Who Freeze Credit May Face Snag In Buying iPhone XApple 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 iPhones that can cost more than $1,000.
Equifax Data Breach Victims Website Raises Its Own Security ConcernsA security expert says a website by Equifax to help its customers find out if their personal information was stolen raises its own security questions.
In Wake Of Equifax Breach, What To Do To Safeguard Your InfoUnlike previous breaches at Yahoo, Target and Home Depot, Equifax's role in the financial industry makes this breach far more alarming.
Equifax Reports Data Breach Possibly Impacting 143 Million ConsumersCredit reporting firm Equifax announced Thursday that 143 million consumers in the United States could be impacted by a cybersecurity breach.

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