A law took effect Friday to help consumers protect their personal data.
An overwhelming majority of Americans have taken steps to protect their identity over the past year.
The social media site said a hacker broke into a few of its systems and accessed some user data.
The software engineer is said to have netted more than $75,000 in ill-gotten gains.
Last year's hack exposed personal info for nearly 148 million Americans.
State financial service regulators will now have oversight over credit reporting agencies for the first time.
The breach that brought Equifax down last year is still widely deployed, according to Sonatype President Bill Karpovich.
The handyman-for-hire service says it’s “investigating a cybersecurity incident.”
Verizon’s global head of cybersecurity, John Loveland, offers suggestions as to how companies can protect personal information.
From Equifax to Facebook to now Under Armour, here are the biggest data leaks over last six months.
Forget about April showers as hackers hit Delta, Panera and others.
Begor joins the credit reporting agency after a 35 year career with General Electric.
The SEC charged a former business executive from credit reporting agency Equifax with insider trading, in the wake of the massive data breach that compromised the personal information of more than 147 million Americans.
The hack has affected 147.9 million individuals so far.
Mick Mulvaney, head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has pulled back from a full-scale probe of how Equifax Inc failed to protect the personal data of millions of consumers, according to people familiar with the matter.
Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill on Wednesday that establishes financial penalties on credit reporting agencies, like Equifax, for each piece of consumer information that is compromised during a cyberattack.
Equifax (NYSE:EFX) is not off the hook for its massive 2017 data breach, lawmakers told FOX Business, despite a noticeable lack of progress on new legislation.
Banks and rival lenders are butting heads over the credit scores used to decide millions of mortgage requests by U.S. home buyers.
While 2017 was riddled with cyberattacks, including at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and global accounting firm Deloitte, the Equifax (NYSE:EFX) hack may take the cake in terms of both scale and consequence.
After a slew of high-profile data breaches this year, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is planning to update how companies are required to report cybersecurity incidents.