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,”...
The former head of the credit reporting agency Equifax admits mistakes were made and today he was grilled by Congressional lawmakers about the massive data breach that compromised the personal information of nearly half the country.
ATLANTA (AP) — A former Equifax executive who sold stock for nearly $1 million before the company’s massive data breach was publicly announced faces insider... Seattle Times - BusinessAlso reported by •Reuters •L.A. Times •Business Insider •SEC
A former Equifax employee has been charged with insider trading by the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Jun Ying was at one point next in line to be the company's global chief information.. Source: Wochit News -
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 -