US Charges 4 Chinese Military Members In Massive Equifax BreachFour members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans.
Equifax Reaches $700M Settlement In Data Breach; 15M Californians May Be Eligible For ReliefEquifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the U.S. and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information.
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.
Senate Will Vote To Make Credit Freezes Free For EveryoneAfter the massive data breach at Equifax, consumer advocates called on Congress to make credit freezes free.
The Equifax Hack Could Be Worse Than Previously ThoughtAdditional information, including tax IDs and driver's license details, may have been accessed in a hack that affected 145.5 million customers.
Equifax Will Offer Free Credit Freezes For Five More MonthsStill haven't signed up for Equifax's free credit freeze? You just got a second chance.
Deadline Approaches To Get Free Credit Freeze After Equifax BreachWednesday is the deadline to get a free credit freeze from Equifax, and a public interest group is urging Californians to take action.
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.