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As Equifax Amassed Ever More Data, Safety Was a Sales Pitch

| September 23, 2017 | 0 Comments





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As Equifax Amassed Ever More Data, Safety Was a Sales Pitch

Equifax Breach: Two Executives Step Down as Investigation Continues

| September 16, 2017 | 0 Comments




The company said Friday that its chief information and security officers would retire in the wake of the breach that affected millions in the U.S. and Britain. This is what we know and don’t know about what occurred.

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Equifax Breach: Two Executives Step Down as Investigation Continues

Your Money: Finally, Some Answers From Equifax to Your Data Breach Questions

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments




How will people get refunds for credit freeze fees? What about those faulty freeze PIN numbers? After a delay, the company responded to our columnist’s many questions.

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Your Money: Finally, Some Answers From Equifax to Your Data Breach Questions

‘A Problem With No End in Sight:’ Readers’ Exasperation With Equifax

| September 14, 2017 | 0 Comments




After news of a security breach at Equifax, readers say they’re fed up with trying to protect their personal information and finding little success.

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‘A Problem With No End in Sight:’ Readers’ Exasperation With Equifax

Your Money: Equifax, Bowing to Public Pressure, Drops Credit-Freeze Fees

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Your Money: Equifax, Bowing to Public Pressure, Drops Credit-Freeze Fees

Data Breach Victims Talk of Initial Terror, Then Vigilance

| September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments




The breach at Equifax comes on the heels of numerous cyberattacks. “It feels like there’s nothing you can really do to protect yourself,” one woman said.

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Data Breach Victims Talk of Initial Terror, Then Vigilance

State of the Art: Seriously, Equifax? This Is a Breach No One Should Get Away With

| September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments




Equifax’s main job is to collect and maintain data. Now the hacking at the credit agency uncovers a gaping flaw in regulation over data storage.

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State of the Art: Seriously, Equifax? This Is a Breach No One Should Get Away With

Equifax Hack Exposes Regulatory Gaps, Leaving Consumers Vulnerable

| September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments




Despite the wealth of sensitive information in their databases, credit bureaus don’t face the same kind of scrutiny and oversight that banks do.

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Equifax Hack Exposes Regulatory Gaps, Leaving Consumers Vulnerable

Your Money: Equifax’s Instructions Are Confusing. Here’s What to Do Now.

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments




You’ll need a credit freeze. You’ll need a fraud alert. And don’t expect Equifax to be much help.

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Your Money: Equifax’s Instructions Are Confusing. Here’s What to Do Now.

Equifax Says Cyberattack May Have Affected 143 Million Customers

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments




Criminals gained access to certain files in the company’s system from mid-May to July, according to an investigation by Equifax.

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Equifax Says Cyberattack May Have Affected 143 Million Customers