Most people say they care about credit card security. They just don’t take time to deal with it before it’s too late. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Only a third of those who are aware have checked to see if their data was compromised.
The former CEO of Equifax will spend much of this week testifying on Capitol Hill. Richard Smith is scheduled to appear before no less than four congressional committees, over three days. Lawmakers will be asking lots of questions about the…
The interim CEO of Equifax penned an apology this week in the pages of the Wall Street Journal. He apologized for the company’s data breach and extended a consolation: free credit freezes for any affected consumers. How effective are credit…
The breach exposed the information of about 143 million Americans.
"Next year, I might be affected. Twenty years from now, my kids might be affected. We don't know."
The breach might have been stopped with a system update. But it won't be the last big hack.
All but two states have laws governing disclosure, but there is a lot of wiggle room in the rules.
Credit-rating agency Equifax has announced its computer systems were hacked from mid-May to late July and that personal data on as many as 143 million American consumers was compromised, including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates and addresses. CEO Richard…
Equifax CEO Richard Smith shares how the new method will work.