A double-whammy for Equifax: Senator Elizabeth Warren claims the company could make money from the breach, the credit-rating agency revealed another 2.4 million people were exposed in the 2017 hack.
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The CFPB is responsible for protecting consumers from financial companies. Yet reports suggest it's neglecting an investigation of Equifax, which was hacked in 2017. New data suggests more information was comprised.
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Despite Equifax's claims to the contrary, salary search service the Work Number is still vulnerable to exploitation, says Brian Krebs. Though it briefly went down to undergo "security enhancements" it's apparently not all that secure.
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Credit check agencies are still running unsecured sites it seems. Both Equifax and TransUnion were attacked this week, leading to them both sending users to malicious URLs that could potentially install nasty malware.
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As if the recent Equifax data breach wasn't bad enough, it now appears that the company has been lax in securing the salary and employment history data available in the TALX system.
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As you've probably heard by now, the recent Equifax hack has jeopardized the personal information of some 143 million Americans. What kind of steps are you taking to protect yourself?
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Do you feel like Equifax did a poor job of protecting your data in the lead up to its recent data breach? If so, you may be able to sue the credit agency and this chatbot will help you do it.
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The Equifax hack is one of the worst in recent memory, affecting tens of millions of people and leaking deeply personal information about them. Here's how to find out if you were affected.
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