Equifax

  • Equifax: 4 executives didn’t commit insider trading

    ATLANTA (AP) — Equifax, the credit report company hacked over the summer exposing the personal information of 145 million Americans, said a special committee has determined that none of the four executives who sold shares at the time did anything wrong. The high-level executives sold shares worth a combined...
  • BREAKING: Equifax removes customer service page after new hack

    NEW YORK (AP) – Equifax has taken down one of its web pages after reports that another part of its website had been hacked as well. The news comes as Equifax Inc. continues to deal with the aftermath of hackers breaking into its system earlier this year which allowed...
  • Breaking News: Equifax CEO retires following massive cyber attack!

    THOMSON REUTERS Sep 26th 2017 9:11AM Sept 26 (Reuters) – U.S. credit reporting firm Equifax Inc said on Tuesday its Chief Executive Richard Smith will retire, a week before he was expected to testify before a Senate Banking Committee in the wake of a massive cyber attack. Equifax disclosed...
  • Equifax gets it wrong again !!!

    Nearly two weeks after Equifax revealed that data from 143 million people had been compromised, it turns out the company has been sending people to the wrong site to check if their data was compromised, The Verge reports. After the breach was revealed on Sept. 7, the company — one of...
  • NY Attorney General asking Experian and TU for details

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is pressing two credit monitoring companies to explain what cybersecurity they have in place to protect sensitive consumer information following a recent breach at Equifax that exposed the data of 143 million Americans. In letters to executives at TransUnion and Experian, the Democratic attorney general asked them...
  • Criminal probe of Equifax Executives by DOJ

    The Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into three Equifax executives who sold shares totaling nearly $2 million days after the company became aware that it had been hacked, according to a report. The DOJ is looking into whether the executives broke insider trading laws, according to Bloomberg. The...
  • The Justice Department has reportedly opened an insider trading investigation at Equifax

    Equifax officials are reportedly being investigated by the Justice Department after selling stock before the company revealed a data breach that exposed the personal information of millions of Americans. Bloomberg’s Tom Schoenberg and Anders Melin reported that the US Justice Department is investigating whether top company officials violated insider...
  • EQUIFAX BREACH: Consumer Adviser and Money Expert @ClarkHoward answers YOUR questions today! See Video!

    TODAY 10 a.m. – In a #FacebookLIVE Q&A Clark answers your questions about the #Equifax breach and what you should do now! pic.twitter.com/p4aYaVIbab — Clark Howard (@ClarkHoward) September 18, 2017 It’s a story that has worried millions: What exactly is the Equifax data breach? How am I impacted? What...
  • Three scams to be aware of due to Equifax credit breach

    Consumers need to be doubly vigilant following the massive Equifax (EFX) data breach, experts warn. Even if you were wise enough to put an immediate fraud alert or credit freeze on your credit files, con artists are likely to go into hyperdrive finding new ways to take advantage of the...