Equifax data breach estimated to affect 12 million Texans - Houston Chronicle

Chron| Tue Sep 12 14:06:38 EDT 2017
An estimated 12 million Texans have been affected by the recent Equifax data breach, according to a consumer alert from the state Attorney General's office. An estimated 12 million Texans have been affected by the recent Equifax data breach, according to a consumer alert from the state Attorney General's office. Photo: Mike Stewart, STF An estimated 12 million Texans have been affected by the recent Equifax data breach, according to a consumer alert from the state Attorney General's office.  The office is working with the company to determine how the breach occurred and how best to protect affected residents.  "We will do what's necessary to hold Equifax accountable," Attorney Gene..

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An estimated 12 million Texans have been affected by the recent Equifax data breach, according to a consumer alert from the state Attorney General's office. An estimated 12 million....
Chron| Tue Sep 12 14:06:38 EDT 2017
This July 21, 2012, file photo shows Equifax Inc., offices in Atlanta. Nearly 12 million Texans could be impacted by the Equifax Inc. data breach, the company reported to the Texas....
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This July 21, 2012, photo shows Equifax Inc., offices in Atlanta. Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 mill....
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This July 21, 2012, photo shows Equifax Inc., offices in Atlanta. Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 mill....
The Seattle Times| Thu Sep 07 14:33:14 EDT 2017
Updating story on the Equifax data breach can be found here. Earlier story:  Credit monitoring company Equifax says breach exposed social security numbers and other data from ....
The Seattle Times| Thu Sep 07 14:18:50 EDT 2017
ATLANTA (AP) — Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 million Americans. The Atlanta-based company said Thurs....
Daily Breeze| Thu Sep 07 17:01:33 EDT 2017
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the social security numbers and other data of about 143 million Americans. No....
AL| Thu Sep 07 17:11:06 EDT 2017
(Reuters) - Equifax Inc (EFX.N) faced a storm of criticism on Friday over a hack that may have compromised personal data for some 143 million Americans, with customers clamoring fo....
Reuters| Fri Sep 08 14:00:06 EDT 2017
(Reuters) - Equifax Inc (EFX.N) faced a storm of criticism on Friday over a hack that may have compromised personal data for some 143 million Americans, with customers clamoring fo....
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Criminal hackers gained access to files including sensitive personal data on 143 million Americans — Social Security numbers, birth dates and home addresses — by penetrating a Web-....
The Washington Post| Thu Sep 07 17:00:10 EDT 2017
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the social security numbers and other data of about 143 million Americans. Now....
Pos Bulletin| Thu Sep 07 17:10:41 EDT 2017
The credit reporting agency Equifax said Thursday that hackers gained access to sensitive personal data — Social Security numbers, birth dates and home addresses — for up to 143&nb....
The Washington Post| Thu Sep 07 20:00:10 EDT 2017
NEW YORK - Equifax (EFX) says its chief information officer and chief security officer are leaving the company, following the enormous breach of 143 million Americans' personal inf....
CBS News| Fri Sep 15 17:00:43 EDT 2017
Equifax customers should request a credit freeze from all three major credit bureaus to ensure hackers behind a massive data breach can’t exploit their stolen information, a leadin....
Los Angeles Times| Fri Sep 08 08:36:01 EDT 2017
Three senior Equifax executives sold a combined $1.8 million in company stock just days after the company discovered a massive security breach.  Equifax (EFX) said Chief Finan....
CBS News| Fri Sep 08 05:32:30 EDT 2017
In an unusual move, the Federal Trade Commission confirmed on Thursday that it has launched an investigation into Equifax (EFX) over its massive data breach. "The FTC typically doe....
CBS News| Thu Sep 14 11:00:44 EDT 2017
Equifax said it identified Apache Struts CVE-2017-5638, a flaw that was first identified on March 6, as the hack's gateway. The company located the problem with the help ....
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thirty-six U.S. senators on Tuesday called on federal authorities to investigate the sale of nearly $2 million in shares of credit bureau Equifax Inc (EFX.N)....
Reuters| Tue Sep 12 17:58:37 EDT 2017
SAN FRANCISCO — Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information about 143 million Ameri....
Pos Bulletin| Thu Sep 07 20:50:16 EDT 2017
(Newser) – Almost half of the US population may have been affected by the massive Equifax data breach, with the credit bureau revealing the personal info for as many as 143 million....
Newser| Fri Sep 08 11:03:59 EDT 2017
Scores of accounts on Equifax's website in Argentina allegedly were protected by the same generic username and password: "admin." Researchers at Hold Security, a Milwaukee-based cy....
CNBC| Thu Sep 14 14:00:24 EDT 2017
When a company tries to fix a security breach, it's never a good sign when consumers feel less secure because of its remedies.  That's the fix Equifax (EFX) finds itself in af....
CBS News| Tue Sep 12 17:00:40 EDT 2017
The massive data breach at credit reporting firm Equifax has put the company in the cross-hairs of congressional committees and one of the nation’s most aggressive attorneys genera....
Los Angeles Times| Tue Sep 12 08:02:41 EDT 2017
(Reuters) - Seven hours is all it took for Equifax Inc (EFX.N) to be hit with two lawsuits over a hacking that may have compromised personal information for 143 million American co....
Reuters| Fri Sep 08 11:54:10 EDT 2017
This July 21, 2012, photo shows Equifax Inc., offices in Atlanta. Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 mill....
The Seattle Times| Fri Sep 08 08:55:15 EDT 2017
Right now the focus should be on helping people protect themselves from possible identity theft in the aftermath of a major data breach at Equifax. But I do want to know if any of ....
The Washington Post| Thu Sep 14 17:00:08 EDT 2017
Equifax is already facing more than 30 lawsuits over one of the largest cyberattacks in history. The credit reporting company disclosed last Thursday that hackers stole the persona....
CBS News| Tue Sep 12 17:00:40 EDT 2017
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. senator on Tuesday called for a criminal investigation of executives from credit bureau Equifax Inc (EFX.N) for stock sales after a massive data breac....
Reuters| Tue Sep 12 09:01:35 EDT 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax faces new lawsuits and is trying to make new gestures to customers in the wake of its disclosure last week that it exposed vital data like Social Security n....
The Seattle Times| Tue Sep 12 17:06:36 EDT 2017
Equifax had two months to prevent its massive data breach, but failed to install a software fix flagged by an industry group. Cybersecurity experts say a patch for it was issued in....
CBS News| Fri Sep 15 05:00:37 EDT 2017
The credit reporting agency, Equifax, announced on Sept. 7 that a hack has impacted the credit histories of up to 143 million Americans. Here's what you should do if you believe yo....
The Washington Post| Sat Sep 09 14:53:04 EDT 2017
The Equifax hack announced last Friday may involve as many as 143 million U.S. consumers whose personal information was accessed by hackers between May and July. Equifax said the d....
CBS News| Mon Sep 11 11:01:03 EDT 2017
If you're among the roughly 44 percent of the U.S. population who is potentially jeopardized by the Equifax breach, there's a significant chance you or someone in your family has h....
CBS News| Fri Sep 08 11:00:53 EDT 2017
Equifax will not survive the fallout from the massive data breach, technology attorney Mark Grossman predicted on Thursday. There are 23 class-action lawsuits filed and a congressi....
CNBC| Thu Sep 14 17:00:21 EDT 2017
(Newser) – Equifax has decided not to anger 143 million Americans any further by charging them to protect themselves from its massive data breach. The credit-monitoring company, fa....
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