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After Equifax hack, LifeLock sign-ups jump tenfold

Since news of the breach, LifeLock has seen six times its usual web traffic and the company is enrolling 10 times as many new customers every hour than before the …


BBB Tip of the Week: Equifax data breach tips

This is not a typical data breach, extremely sensitive personal information has been compromised, including Social Security numbers, addresses, birth dates, credit card account numbers – all of which can …


Two Equifax executives will retire following massive data breach

A week after Equifax disclosed that it suffered a massive data breach that may have compromised sensitive information belonging to 143 million people, the credit reporting agency’s chief information officer, …


Key Equifax executives departing after huge data breach

Equifax announced late Friday that its chief information officer and chief security officer would leave the company immediately, following the enormous breach of 143 million Americans’ personal information.


Equifax victims may face another hassle in buying an iPhone

Apple 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 …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017

Federal Trade Commission investigating Equifax breach

The FTC said Thursday that it was opening an investigation into how Equifax got hacked and tens of million Americans’ personal information was either accessed or stolen.


FTC confirms it’s investigating Equifax breach

The Federal Trade Commission said Thursday it is investigating the massive data breach at credit reporting agency Equifax, adding America’s top consumer watchdog to the chorus of federal lawmakers and …


Equifax’s seismic breach tests Trump pledge to dismantle rules

The massive Equifax data breach has triggered demands on Capitol Hill for stiffer rules and new requirements for what financial companies must do to fend off cyberattacks.


Brad Stone: Equifax is a Category 5 breach

The company’s primary mission is to compile, store and disseminate personal information on customers to creditors who want to know if they are making good loans or not. And to …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017

Consumers struggle to get answers from Equifax after massive hack

After announcing millions of people were impacted by an unprecedented hack on its systems, Equifax faced a customer service nightmare as panicked masses turned to a website and customer service …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017

Equifax says data from 143 million Americans exposed in hack

Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other data of about 143 million Americans. Now those people have to …