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Is locking your Equifax credit report good enough?

Locking your credit at Equifax will still leave you vulnerable to identity theft -- you need to block access at all three agencies......»»

Category: personalSource: cnnOct 12th, 2017

How to Sign Up for Health Insurance If Your Credit Is Frozen

Consumers signing up for health insurance on the federal health exchange could have a more difficult time this year thanks to the Equifax data breach, according to a report from Kaiser Health News......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 13th, 2017

Cybercrimes present unique challenges for investigators

The federal investigators looking into the breach that exposed personal information maintained by the Equifax credit report company are used to dealing with high-profile hacks and the challenges they present......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 12th, 2017

NewsWatch: Equifax will release a free credit-locking service ‘for life’ — but will people use it?

The new credit locking service will be available in January, the company’s CEO said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 10th, 2017

The Equifax Breach Could End the Credit Industry as We Know It

And that's a good thing for American consumers. Even in an era .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 20th, 2017

A shocking number of Americans have never looked at their credit report — that"s good news for cybercriminals

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesAmericans love their credit car.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2017

61 million Americans Checked Credit Score After Equifax Data Breach

Two weeks after the Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) data breach was revealed, 61 million Americans checked their credit score or credit report,according to a new CreditCards.com report. However, about 71........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 13th, 2017

If You Think the Equifax Data Breach Is Scary, Check Out This Statistic

Do you know what's in your credit report?.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 13th, 2017

Equifax takes down customer support webpage after report of a new hack (EFX)

Thomson ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Thursday it has taken one of its customer help web pages offline as its security team looks into reports of another potential cyber breach at the credit reporting company, which recently.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

Equifax Says 2.5 Million More People May Have Been Affected by Security Breach

That brings the total up to 145.5 million people (NEW YORK) — Credit report company Equifax is now saying an additional 2.5 million Americans may hav.....»»

Category: topSource: timeOct 5th, 2017

Equifax: 2.5 million more Americans may be affected by hack

Credit report company Equifax said Monday that.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneOct 3rd, 2017

Equifax: 2.5M more Americans may be affected by hack

Credit report company Equifax is now saying an additional 2.5 million Americans may have been affected by a massive security breach this summer, bringing the total to 145.5 million people......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 2nd, 2017

Everything you wanted to know about your credit report — but were afraid to ask

The Equifax breach has raised many questions for consumers.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 29th, 2017

Equifax"s free credit locks explained

In its latest offer, Equifax says it will offer free credit locking, for life. It raises questions from consumer advocates......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 28th, 2017

Everything you wanted to know about your credit report but were afraid to ask

The Equifax breach has raised many questions for consumers.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 27th, 2017

Post Equifax: Will free credit freezes help?

While it is good to get a credit freeze, it is by no means the be-all and end-all answer to the “What now?” reality for 143 million affected consumers. &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 27th, 2017

Deciding the right path for shielding your credit report? - Washington Post

WIREDDeciding the right path for shielding your credit report?Washington PostIf nothing else, the massive Equifax data breach should broaden our knowledge of how the.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 24th, 2017

Why didn't Equifax protect your data? Because corporations have all the power. - Washington Post

Washington PostWhy didn't Equifax protect your data? Because corporations have all the power.Washington PostWhen the credit-report.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 21st, 2017

Yellen warns: Monitor your credit report!

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on Wednesday warned millions of Americans to scrupulously monitor their credit reports following data breach at Equifax......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 21st, 2017

Fed Chair Janet Yellen warns: Monitor your credit report!

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on Wednesday warned millions of Americans to scrupulously monitor their credit reports following a "very serious data breach" at Equifax......»»

Category: topSource: moneySep 20th, 2017

NewsWatch: Were you impacted by the Equifax breach? You risk financial chaos by doing nothing

There are many reasons why you should freeze your credit report today......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2017