Equifax

data breach

Experian Exposes Apparent Customer Data in Training Manuals

On Tuesday, Motherboard contacted Experian after a researcher found apparent customer data in an exposed training manual. Then the manuals went offline.
Joseph Cox
12.11.18
Business

Massive Data Leaks Keep Happening Because Big Companies Can Afford to Lose Your Data

When criminal hackers keep breaking into big company networks to grab consumer data, the reason comes down to dollars and nonsense.
Erik Sherman
11.15.18
Internet Insecurity

Equifax Was Warned

Last year, a security researcher alerted Equifax that anyone could have stolen the personal data of all Americans. The company failed to heed the warning.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.26.17
privacy

Canada's Privacy Watchdog Wants the Power to Go After Companies Like Equifax

The OPC wants to do something, but it can't.
Jordan Pearson
9.21.17
equihax

Canada's Privacy Watchdog Is Investigating Equifax

The credit firm still won't say how many Canadians are affected.
Jordan Pearson
9.15.17
Equifax

A Legal Startup Will Pay For You to Sue Equifax

"If there’s a massive citizens’ protest, they can’t have their officers show up to every small claims court in the country."
Jason Koebler
9.14.17
Internet Insecurity

The Self-Proclaimed Equifax Hackers Are Likely Nothing More Than Amateur Scammers

The alleged hackers already got their dark web site and email suspended over suspicions that they’re not really who they claim to be.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.11.17
Internet Insecurity

Class Action Lawyers Say Equifax Can’t Prevent You From Suing Them

If you checked to see if your social security number was stolen, there's no need to worry that you've signed away your right to join a class action lawsuit.
Sarah Emerson
9.8.17
Internet Insecurity

Want to Know If Your SSN Was Included in the Equifax Breach? Good Luck!

There's no good way to know if your data was compromised in the Equifax hack.
Louise Matsakis
9.7.17
Internet Insecurity

More Like Social Insecurity Number, Amirite?

BURN THE SSN.
Jason Koebler
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Derek Mead
9.7.17
Internet Insecurity

Firm Hired to Monitor Data Breaches Is Hacked, 143 Million Social Security Numbers Stolen

Equifax reveals hackers recently stole all kinds of sensitive data from its servers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.7.17