Equifax

Equifax gets a John Oliver roasting

Comedian John Oliver lambasted Equifax and its response to a massive cybersecurity breach in which personal data of 145.5 million Americans were …

Greg Walden

John Oliver on What to Do About the Equifax Breach

On Sunday's episode of "Last Week Tonight," host John Oliver expressed his outrage at the gross incompetence that led to the consumer credit …

Liberal View

Equifax Credibility Score: 0

Five weeks have elapsed since Equifax announced the most significant data breach in US history.<p>The company consistently made a spectacle of itself …

Business

What's going on with Obamacare? And are your favorite tax deductions going away?

The future of Obamacare is murkier, lawmakers may ax some popular tax breaks, and fallout continues from the Equifax hack.<p>Here's the money news you need to start your week in the black.<p><b>OBAMACARE OUTLOOK</b><p>Republicans have failed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Now President Trump is …

Health Care

GAO denies Equifax dispute of IRS contract

The Government Accountability Office Monday denied a contract bid protest brought by Equifax as the much-criticized credit reporting agency fought to hold on to a deal helping the IRS prevent identity fraud.<p>After a 100-day review, the GAO determined that the IRS was justified in its decision to …

Politics

The single, most depressing thing about the Equifax breach

<b>Everyone is still wondering: "Am I a victim?"</b><p>Popular Searches<p>DOW$INDU▲22,871.72+30.71+0.13% NASDAQCOMP▲6,605.80+14.29+0.22% S&P 500 …

Identity Theft

Equifax and Your Data: What's Next? | Investopedia

It’s been several weeks since news broke about the computer security hack at Equifax, a credit-reporting firm. The company announced on September 7 …

Identity Theft

John Oliver rips Equifax for data breach: Doing “literally everything wrong”

The “Last Week Tonight” host dragged the credit check company for doing “literally everything wrong”<p>"Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver hacked into the massive data breach at Equifax on Sunday, a cyber theft in which some 145 million Americans had their private information stolen.<p>"This isn't …

Liberal View

John Oliver Serves Up a Fried Chicken Metaphor to Make Sense of the Equifax Breach

Given that the headlines lately suggest you should be worrying about everything from sex abuse in Hollywood to the deadliest mass shooting in United …

Identity Theft

John Oliver talks Equifax and credit reports on Last Week Tonight

John Oliver talks credit reports and Equifax (screencap taken via Last Week Tonight YouTube)<p>John Oliver talks credit reports and Equifax on Last Week …

Entertainment

US banks to introduce new anti-fraud measures after Equifax hack

US banks are stepping up anti-fraud controls after the data breach at credit checking group Equifax put about half the country’s population at risk …

Identity Theft

Equifax took down website amidst new cybersecurity fears

Equifax Error<p>The persistent woes of Equifax — the credit reporting agency responsible for the massive data- breach affecting about 143 million …

Cybersecurity

Equifax's Website Redirected People to Malware Thanks to a Compromised, Years-Old Plugin

Credit-reporting agency Equifax, which has been embroiled in a richly-deserved sea of anger after losing the sensitive personal and financial info of …

Security

IRS Suspends $US7 Million Contract After Equifax Screws Up For The Umpteenth Time

The IRS announced late Thursday night that it has temporarily suspended a $US7.25 ($9) million contract with Equifax to help verify taxpayers' …

Technology (Australia)

Credit union hacks continue with Equifax and TransUnion malware attacks

If Equifax thought the resignation of its CEO would be the beginning of the end of its catastrophic security debacle, it was sorely mistaken. This …

Information Security

IRS changes its mind about giving Equifax $7.5m to fight fraud (for now)

Weeks after Equifax announced its worst-in-world-history breach, the IRS awarded the company a $7.5 million no-bid contract to prevent fraud.<p>The …

Identity Theft

IRS Temporarily Suspends Equifax's No-Bid Contract Due to Malware on Equifax's Web-Site Help Page

• Equifax created by Rashaverak at 10/14/2017 07:52 AM<br>• Equifax pfishing created by Rashaverak at 10/14/2017 07:52 AM<br>• Equifax IRS pfishing created by …

Identity Theft

IRS puts Equifax contract on hold during security review | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Oct 14, 2017 12:00 am | Updated Date: Oct 14, 2017 …

Security

Equifax denies claims it was hacked again

Equifax, the credit reporting company under fire over a huge data breach that took a webpage offline on Thursday over fresh cyber security concerns, …

Security

Freeze Your Credit in 3 Steps

Freezing your accounts at the three major credit bureaus is the best way to prevent thieves from opening new credit accounts in your name.<p>Not so long …

Identity Theft

Equifax Goes Offline After Another Cyberattack

Here we go again (last time), Equifax has been hacked again. This time, they took a more precautionary move by taking their website offline. Equifax …

Credit Scores

IRS suspends Equifax contract: report

The IRS has temporarily suspended a contract it awarded to Equifax, following reports that the company suffered a second data breach, ...

Identity Theft

Equifax hit again! Malware downloads detected.

More trouble for Equifax. According to arstechnica.com , Equifax has taken down part of their website due to evidence indicating that it had been …

Identity Theft

What Trump’s Iran move means for the U.S. | IRS suspends contract with Equifax - MarketWatch

President Donald Trump is to announce a combative strategy toward Iran on Friday, ending the U.S. adherence to an Obama-era nuclear deal but stopping …

United States

Equifax Tumbles on Reports That Hackers Might Have Struck Again

Shares of Equifax (EFX) were sinking by some 3% in midday trading Thursday on reports that the credit-reporting agency might have been subject to …

Investing

Business recap: Week of Oct. 9

Business<p><b>The Internal Revenue Service</b> temporarily suspended a $7.2 million contract with Equifax following reports that the company had suffered a second data breach. Equifax said it had investigated the reports and found that its systems had not been compromised. But the IRS, which had hired …

NAFTA

Newsy: Code On Equifax Site Sent People To Fake Flash Downloads

video.other<p>Hulu<p>The company said a third-party vendor used its website to run malicious code.<p>https://www.hulu.com/watch/1156953

Entertainment

Code On Equifax Site Sent People To Fake Flash Downloads

Watch Video<br>Equifax, the company responsible for jeopardizing over 145 million Americans' private personal information, may have put its customer's …

Security

Equifax breach, round two: The firm confirms it may have been targeted in another cyberattack

Equifax has experienced another cybersecurity incident, according to the company website, which reports suggest relate to questionable link redirects …

Security

Equifax

Equifax received a lot of criticism for how it handled a recent hacker intrusion that resulted in the theft of information belonging to potentially …

Security