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Equifax Data Breach

Equifax data breach
Equifax CEO on whether company has encrypted its data: ‘I don’t know’ Money & Credit November 14, 2017
After the year Equifax has had, you'd think the Atlanta-based credit-reporting agency would have mastered its messaging by now, but…
What to do if you suspect your child’s identity has been stolen
What to do if you suspect your child’s identity has been stolen Protect Your Identity November 6, 2017
Protecting your personal information may have always been top of mind for you but in the aftermath of the Equifax…
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Woman says she has been a victim of ID theft around 15 times since September Money & Credit October 30, 2017
A woman in Washington state is speaking out after falling victim to identity theft around 15 times since early September, according…
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Credit Freeze Guide: The best way to protect yourself against identity theft Money & Credit October 30, 2017
With Equifax's announcement of its catastrophic security breach, now would be a really good time to consider freezing your credit,…
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Security expert: It would have taken Equifax ‘5 minutes’ to prevent the worst data breach in U.S. history Money & Credit October 27, 2017
A security researcher who previously exposed Equifax’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities is speaking out in the wake of the massive data breach,…
I just found out I was hacked twice! Thanks to this free identity monitoring service
I just found out I was hacked twice! Thanks to this free identity monitoring service Money & Credit October 25, 2017
In the aftermath of the Equifax data breach, consumers are understandably skittish about cybersecurity and the safety of their personal…
Credit Karma is now offering an ID monitoring service — and it’s free
Credit Karma is now offering an ID monitoring service — and it’s free Money & Credit October 24, 2017
It's no secret that the cybersecurity landscape has drastically changed for consumers since the Equifax data breach, which put 145.5 million people…
Study: Compared to baby boomers, millennials are pretty careless about cybersecurity
Study: Compared to baby boomers, millennials are pretty careless about cybersecurity Mobile & Electronics October 19, 2017
A recent study on young adults and technology reveals that millennials, generally thought to be more tech-saavy, are lax about…
These states are the most vulnerable to identity theft and fraud
These states are the most vulnerable to identity theft and fraud Money & Credit October 19, 2017
If the Equifax data breach has taught Americans anything, it's that even the institutions trusted with protecting consumers' most personal…
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Equifax Data Breach: Credit agency loses $7.2 million contract with IRS Money & Credit October 17, 2017
Problems continue to mount for credit-reporting agency Equifax, who this week lost its bid to keep a major contract with…
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Report: 21% of consumers have never checked their credit Money & Credit October 13, 2017
In the aftermath of the Equifax data breach, American consumers were faced with a stark reality: They could either use…
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Equifax Data Breach: Embattled credit bureau says it was hacked again Money & Credit October 12, 2017
Already in the midst of the worst year ever for a credit-reporting agency, Equifax said Thursday that it was the…
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Report: Equifax was alerted to security risk a year before data breach Money & Credit October 10, 2017
A damning news report indicates that the Equifax data breach, which has exposed as many as 145.5 million people to…
This security feature could prevent hackers from emptying your bank account
This security feature could prevent hackers from emptying your bank account Protect Your Identity October 5, 2017
After hackers obtained the personal information of more than 145 million consumers in the Equifax data breach, Americans are wondering…
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Equifax data breach: How to recover your credit freeze PIN Money & Credit October 4, 2017
In the wake of the massive Equifax data breach, money expert Clark Howard has advised everyone to assume their personal…
How to put a credit freeze in place for your child
How to put a credit freeze in place for your child Money & Credit October 4, 2017
Are you worried that your child may be a victim of identity theft due to the Equifax data breach? Here's…
Equifax Data Breach: 2.5 million more consumers affected, ex-CEO faces Congress
Equifax Data Breach: 2.5 million more consumers affected, ex-CEO faces Congress Money & Credit October 3, 2017
Just when consumers were coming to grips with the financial debacle that is the Equifax data breach, the number of…
Equifax CEO Richard Smith is out after massive data breach
Equifax CEO Richard Smith is out after massive data breach Money & Credit September 26, 2017
Breaking news in the Equifax data breach: The Atlanta-based company's CEO, Richard Smith, is retiring effective immediately after 12 years…
Experian uses security freeze frenzy to push $25/month credit monitoring
Experian uses security freeze frenzy to push $25/month credit monitoring Money & Credit September 22, 2017
Ever since Equifax revealed that criminals stole the personal information of 143 million Americans, money expert Clark Howard has urged…
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Equifax Data Breach: Protect yourself from tax fraud by getting a PIN from the IRS Money & Credit September 22, 2017
One detail that's truly alarming about Equifax data breach is the fact that Social Security numbers were among the trove…
Should I file a lawsuit against Equifax?
Should I file a lawsuit against Equifax? Money & Credit September 21, 2017
Equifax data breach: Should you file a lawsuit? More than 100, if not more by now, lawsuits have been filed…
Equifax breach: A recap of what to know and what to do
Equifax breach: A recap of what to know and what to do Money & Credit September 21, 2017
Equifax breach: An overview of what to know and what to do If you haven't paid much attention to the…
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Equifax Data Breach: Company has been sending people to fake site Money & Credit September 21, 2017
Just when you thought things couldn't get any more surreal, Equifax continues to fumble one of the biggest data breaches…
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Equifax data breach: What we know and how to protect yourself from what’s coming next Money & Credit September 20, 2017
The recent cybersecurity attack that hit the credit reporting agency Equifax is being called the "worst data breach in the…
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Equifax breach: Why every American, especially millennials, need to take steps to protect their identity Money & Credit September 20, 2017
Equifax breach: Why all Americans need to pay attention and take steps to protect themselves To help consumers get a…
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The Consumers Union is calling on Equifax to take these 7 steps immediately Credit September 20, 2017
If one consumer advocacy group gets its way, people affected by the Equifax data breach could be compensated from a…
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Equifax Data Breach: The 2 things you must do right now to protect your credit Money & Credit September 19, 2017
The more details that become available about the Equifax data breach, the more consumers are rightly concerned about their personal…
Equifax Data Breach: How to sign up for Credit Karma’s free monitoring service
Equifax Data Breach: How to sign up for Credit Karma’s free monitoring service Money & Credit September 19, 2017
As much as I tried not to, I became increasingly concerned about Equifax data breach the more I learned about…
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Report: Equifax hacked months earlier than previously admitted Money & Credit September 19, 2017
Equifax was hacked almost five months before the Atlanta-based company publicly disclosed the breach that may have compromised the personal…
Equifax data breach: Why millennials should be worried and how they can protect themselves
Equifax data breach: Why millennials should be worried and how they can protect themselves Money & Credit September 18, 2017
You've probably heard about the massive data breach that recently hit the credit bureau Equifax — but if the news…
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