Post Profile

Equifax Hit With $70 Billion Lawsuit After Leaking 143 Million Social Security Numbers

One day after Equifax announced (more than one month after it itself had learned) that its systems had been hacked, resulting in up to 143 million social security numbers, names, addresses, driver’s license data, birth dates, some credit card numbers and pretty much all other critical personal data being leaked and currently for sale somewhere on the dark web, the company whose job is, ironically, to protect the credit and personal information of hundreds of millions of Americans has been hit with a monster class-action lawsuit seeking as much as $70 billion.
read more

See more about: Social Security

Related Posts

Equifax data leak hits nearly half of the US population - CNET

Technology / Internet : Webware

Hackers stole Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, driver license numbers, credit card information and documents from 143 million US consumers using Equifax.

Equifax announces data breach potentially affecting 143 million Americans

US Politics / Conservative : Hot Air

"...names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers." The post Equifax announces data breach potentially affecting 143 million Americans appeared first on Hot Air.

Is the Equifax cure worse than the hack? Here’s what I plan to do…

Travel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

Ouch.  Equifax failed to properly secure private data concerning 143 million US consumers.  Hackers may have gotten our names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and driver’s license numbers.  That’s pretty much everyth...

Equifax Credit Ratings Agency Hack Exposes Sensitive Personal Data of 143 Million Americans

News : Slate: The Slatest

The credit reporting agency Equifax announced a data breach Thursday that began in May and exposed the sensitive data—including the Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, birth dates, addresses, among other personal data...

Equifax hack reminds everyone how much they hate credit agencies

Business & Finance : Mashable: Business

Let the Equifax hate begin.  Not only did the company expose the personal information of 143 million people, including names, Social Security numbers, addresses, birth dates, and even some driver's license numbers. It also turns out...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC