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Bill would stop Equifax and other credit reporting firms from using Social Security numbers

In the wake of the massive Equifax data brea.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 12th, 2017

After Equifax Hack, Calls For Big Changes In Credit Reporting Industry

The largest known theft of Social Security numbers in history has lawmakers, law enforcement and identity theft victims angry. They're calling for better security and other changes i.....»»

Category: topSource: nprOct 18th, 2017

Cisco sends its employees fake phishing emails to train them not to click on malicious links (CSCO)

REUTERS/Stefan WermuthEarlier this month, credit reporting company Equifax disclosed that hackers had accessed the names and social security numbers of approximately 143 million of its US customers. The breach tarnished E.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 30th, 2017

Equifax data breach: What you need to know

A huge security breach at credit reporting company Equifax has exposed sensitive information, such as Social Security numbers and addresses, of up to 143 million Americans......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 8th, 2017

143 million exposed in credit reporting agency hack

Equifax, one of three major consumer credit reporting agencies, saying Thursday, it's been hacked, potentially leaving 143 million U.S. consumers' social security numbers and license numbers vulnerable......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 7th, 2017

Massive Data Breach At Equifax: As Many As 143 Million Social Security Numbers Hacked

Credit-reporting company Equifax shocked investors, and more than a third of America, when it.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 7th, 2017

Equifax Data Breach Potentially Affected 143 Million in U.S.

Credit-reporting firm Equifax said that hackers gained access personal information of about 143 million U.S. consumers, including Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 7th, 2017

Hackers Accessed The Personal Data Of 143 Million People, Equifax Says

The international credit reporting agency says a cybersecurity breach exposed Americans' personal information — including Social Security numbers and addresses — for a span of about two months......»»

Category: topSource: nprSep 7th, 2017

Credit-reporting giant Equifax says cyber breach could affect 143M U.S. consumers

Criminal hackers got access to names, Social Security numbers, birth dates addresses and driver's license numbers credit-repo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 7th, 2017

Practical advice for dealing with the Equifax data breach

On the Thursday after Labor Day, more than 145 million Americans woke to the news that their names, Social Security numbers, addresses, driver’s license numbers, credit card numbers, and other data may have been stolen by hackers from a website run.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2017

Equifax aftermath: Now do we need to dump Social Security numbers? - Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressEquifax aftermath: Now do we need to dump Social Security numbers?Detroit Free PressThe Equifax data breach has generated a brand new, startling buzz: Do we really need to figure out a way to stop using Social Security .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 5th, 2017

Is it time to dump the Social Security number?

The Trump administration is exploring ways to replace the use of Social Security numbers as the main method of assuring people’s identities in the wake of consumer credit agency Equifax Inc.’s massive data breach......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 4th, 2017

Will the Equifax Data Breach Impact Your Social Security Benefits?

It's not just your bank account or credit cards you may have to worry about. The recent breach exposed countless Social Security numbers, and with that comes the potential for criminals to mess with your benefits......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 14th, 2017

Equifax hack keeps Bend cybersecurity experts busy

The recent massive data breach at credit rating agency Equifax, which left 143 million people with their social security numbers and other personal data exposed, is certainly cause for concern and could lead to ID theft problems over the next several y.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2017

After Equifax breach: Rage, crashed sites and new promises

Now that as many as 143 million Social Security numbers may be out in the wild, everyone wants to freeze their credit files at once. It isn’t always easy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 11th, 2017

After the Equifax breach: Rage, crashed sites and new promises

Now that as many as 143 million Social Security numbers may be out in the wild, everyone wants to freeze their credit files at once. It isn’t always easy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 11th, 2017

Massive Equifax Data Breach May Affect Half of U.S. Population

Equifax on Thursday revealed a breach that exposed 143 million people's Social Security numbers, credit cards, driver's license numbers and other private information......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcSep 10th, 2017

Don"t rely on credit monitoring if your data was stolen in Equifax hack

By the time your personal data has been compromised — like it was for almost 150 million Americans who had Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, driver’s license numbers, birth dates and addresses exposed in the Equ.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 9th, 2017

Cyber breach at Equifax could affect 143M U.S. consumers

Criminal hackers got access to names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and driver's license numbers credit-repor.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 8th, 2017

143M people"s social security numbers exposed: Check if you"re impacted

Equifax, a company that provides credit scores, said on Thursday that the personal information of 143 million people may have been accessed by hackers. The details potentially accessed by hackers between mid-May........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 8th, 2017

143 million people"s Social Security numbers were exposed in the Equifax hack — here"s how to check if you are one (EFX)

Equifax, a company that provides credit scores, said on Thursday that the personal information of 143 million people may have been accessed by hackers. The details potentially accessed by hackers between mid-May and July includ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 7th, 2017