Equifax Hack Prompts Lawmakers To Rethink SecurityThere are three major credit bureaus: Equifax, Experian and Transunion. But when one was hacked, it prompted lawmakers to rethink security across the board.
New Law Makes It Easier & Free To Freeze Your CreditA new law makes it easier for consumers to freeze and thaw their credit scores, one year after the historic Equifax that compromised 143 million consumers’ personal information.
Equifax: Names, Addresses, Driver's Licenses Were All Stolen In BreachAccording to the release, 99 million Americans had their addresses stolen. 20.3 million people had their phone numbers hacked and 17.6 million drivers had their license information taken.
Franken Questions Fmr. Equifax CEO On Data Security On Capitol HillAt a hearing Wednesday, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken asked about the fine print in the Equifax agreement with consumers.
4 Things To Know: Gun Control, Game 5 For Lynx & MoreThey include President Trump's intended trip to Las Vegas, and the CEO for Equifax appearing before a Senate committee.
Minnesota Rep. Proposes Law Against Charging For Credit FreezeA Minnesota lawmaker is introducing a new law to stop credit agencies like Equifax from charging you to freeze your account after a data breach.
After Equifax Breach, Franken Proposes Consumer Data Protection LegislationSen. Al Franken wants you to have more control over your personal information.
Minnesota AG Exploring Possible Action Against EquifaxIt’s thought that the private information of 2 million Minnesotans is part of the breach.
After Equifax Hack, Should You Freeze Your Credit?Equifax revealed last week that hackers may have stolen the personal information of more than 140 million Americans in one of the largest cyberattacks in history.
Equifax Breach: What You Need To Do NowEquifax's security lapse could be the largest theft involving Social Security numbers, among the most common methods to confirm identity.
Equifax Breach Exposes Almost Half Of Americans To Identity TheftCredit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information about 143 million Americans.