Equifax $700 Million Settlement: FTC To Help People File Claims To Get Back MoneyConsumers in the Tri-State Area may be receiving money from claims about credit monitoring or identity theft protection as part of the data breach deal with the FTC announced today.
New York Regulators Hit Credit Report Companies With New RulesState regulators will now have oversight over credit reporting agencies, which will also have to comply with state cyber security standards.
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.
More Consumers Affected As Scope Of Equifax Security Breach GrowsCredit report company Equifax said Monday that an additional 2.5 million Americans may have been affected by the massive security breach of its systems, bringing the total to 145.5 million people who had their personal information accessed or stolen.
Equifax CEO Retires Following Massive Data BreachEquifax CEO Richard Smith retired effective immediately on Tuesday, as the credit reporting agency tries to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans.
Equifax Directed Consumers To Fake Phishing Site On TwitterCredit monitoring company Equifax has reportedly been sending consumers to a fake website.
Experts: Protect Yourself From Identity Theft After Equifax BreachEquifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting bureaus, is offering free monitoring in the wake of a massive cyber security breach.
Equifax Credit Reporting Agency Says Data Breach May Have Affected 143 Million CustomersA data breach at the credit reporting firm Equifax might have affected 143 million U.S. customers.
Man With 1st Name 'God' Settles With Credit Rating AgencyThe Russian native is named after his grandfather.
Disputing Credit Report Could Get Easier Under New RulesThe Monday announcement by the agencies -- Equifax, Experian and TransUnion -- comes after months of negotiations between the companies and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
Brooklyn Man Named 'God' Sues Credit Rating Agency For Refusing To Recognize His NameGod Gazarov said an Equifax customer-service representative even suggested that he change his name to resolve the issue.