Senators slam Equifax for making money off massive data breach and company's IRS contract
Wednesday, 4 October 2017 Senators on Wednesday slammed Equifax Inc. for making money off its massive data breach and said Americans should have more control over the vast amount of sensitive personal information that credit reporting companies have about them.
“Equifax and this whole industry should be completely transformed,”...
In their joint effort to uncover precisely what Equifax knew prior to revealing an incredible data breach last month, House Democrats and Republicans have found common ground. That effort continued on Wednesday. Lawmakers sought to learn more about what the embattled credit agency is doing to aid the...
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Equifax’s role in the biggest consumer data breach in U.S. history isn’t stopping Congress from giving the giant credit reporting company sweeping protection from lawsuits. This while allowing the.. Source: Wochit -
A federal judge has ordered that Yahoo can be sued for a series of data breaches that compromised personal information for billions of users. But the decision also limited legal claims that can be.. Source: Wochit News -
Congress is set to finally do something that will benefit US consumers in response to the Equifax breach last year—beyond excoriating the company’s executives on live television. Yet, as with.. Source: Wochit News -
Atlanta-based Equifax disclosed in September that a “cybersecurity incident” exposed the data of approximately 143 million U.S.-based customers. Six months later, the credit-rating agency added.. Source: Wochit -
The credit reporting agency identifies an additional 2.4 million American victims of the 2017 data breach. US senators propose a law to punish Equifax and other agencies for future breaches. Source: CNET - Affiliate -