Equifax

US Charges Four Chinese Military Officials Over Equifax Hack

The US Department of Justice has charged four Chinese military hackers with carrying out the 2017 breach of Equifax credit…

2 years ago

Equifax Used Default ‘Admin’ Password, Lawsuit Alleges

Lawsuit alleges Equifax failed to take the most basic security precautions that resulted in highly damaging breach in 2017

3 years ago

Equifax To Pay $700m For Data Breach Settlement

Very costly. Equifax reportedly to pay hundreds of millions of dollars for data breach settlement with US regulators

3 years ago

Equifax Former CIO Jailed For Insider Trading

DoJ - Former CIO knew of breach and opted to excise his stock options before breach became public

3 years ago

Information Commissioner Issues UK’s First Formal GDPR Notice

Data protection stakes are higher than ever as regulator fines Equifax £500,000 and issues a GDPR notice to firm that…

4 years ago

Equifax Admits 38,000 Driver Licences Stolen In Breach

Hacker treasure trove. Equifax data breach also saw the theft of data belonging to 3,200 passports

4 years ago

Equifax Data Breach: Firm Confirms More Customer Data Stolen

Oh dear. Millions more customers have had their data compromised, Equifax confirms

4 years ago

Equifax Was Warned Months Before Attack, Researcher Claims

Oh dear. Firm was apparently warned about website vulnerability, months before devastating data breach

5 years ago

British Financial Regulator Opens Probe Into Equifax Breach

The Financial Conduct Authority said it has opened an investigation into the breach of 15.2 million UK citizens' records following…

5 years ago

Equifax Denies It Suffered Fresh Cyber Attack

Nothing to see here. Troubled firm denies it has been attacked again as it removes web page after malware issue

5 years ago

MPs To Question Equifax Over Delay In Data Breach Report

MP demands to know why it took so long for Equifax to report breach and why it has not contacted…

5 years ago

Equifax Data Breach: Investigation Shows 15.2m UK Records Targeted

Equifax will contact 694,000 UK customers at high risk following huge data breach last month

5 years ago

Congress Grills Former Equifax CEO Over Data Breach

Richard Smith, ex-CEO of Equifax, spent two days answering questions from Congress about the data breach that exposed information on…

5 years ago

Equifax Admits Huge Data Breach Affects 2.5m More People

Equifax forensic investigation finds huge breach impacts 2.5m people than previously thought as wait for UK analysis continues

5 years ago

Equifax CEO Exits Following Massive Data Breach

Equifax has begun searching for a new chief executive with the departure of former CEO and chairman Richard Smith in…

5 years ago

Equifax Hackers Enjoyed Leisurely Tour Inside Your Credit History

ANALYSIS: The Equifax breach began on 10 March, giving hackers nearly five months to rifle through the records of 143…

5 years ago

Hacked Credit Agency Equifax ‘Hit By Separate Intrusion In March’

The credit reporting giant was reportedly hit by a separate major breach in March, weeks before the theft of personal…

5 years ago

Equifax Confirms 400,000 UK Consumers Affected By Huge US Data Breach

Equifax says UK systems not breached but due to process error, Brits' data was stored on hacked US servers

5 years ago

Security Panel: What Can Businesses Learn From Equifax Data Breach?

Cybersecurity experts discuss the Equifax data breach, how it could have been handled better and what it means for organisations

5 years ago

Equifax Hack Exposes Personal Data Of 143 Million People

Shares plunge in credit reporting firm after massive data breach of the personal data of half the US population

5 years ago