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LONDON/TORONTO (Reuters) - Global accounting firm Deloitte [DLTE.UL] said on Monday it was the victim of a cyber attack that affected the data of a sm..
LONDON — A cyberattack hit the email system of accounting company Deloitte, compromising some clients' data, the company acknowledged Monday.  The com..
Unemployment has fallen, and the stock market has soared. So why has the economic expansion since the recession been so tame, with sluggish productivi..
After working largely out of the spotlight for decades, America’s thousands of credit reporting companies found themselves in trouble in the late 1960..
Deloitte said Monday that "very few" of the accounting and consultancy firm's clients were affected by a hack after a news report said systems of blue..
Stray dogs fitted with a prototype "smart vest" may be making their way onto Thai streets to fight crime. A hidden camera is attached to the collar of..
Social media companies, including giants Facebook and Twitter, are in the spotlight over Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 campaign. Twitter wi..
As the fallout from the Equifax data breach grows, people are increasingly looking at the company's CEO. For many, the question is not whether Richard..
If nothing else, the massive Equifax data breach should broaden our knowledge of how the credit bureau world works. For example, until this cybercrime..
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Equifax’s chief executive had a simple strategy when he joined more than a decade ago: Gather as much personal data as possible and find new ways to s..
Unemployment has fallen, and the stock market has soared. So why has the economic expansion since the recession been so tame, with sluggish productivi..
___ Facebook to release Russia ads to Congress amid pressure NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agenc..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A global investor group on Friday called for an independent investigation into a cyber breach at the U.S. Securities and Exchan..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it’s unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulatio..
A global investor group on Friday called for an independent investigation into a cyber breach at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and..
Virginia gubernatorial candidates Republican Ed Gillespie, left, and Democrat Ralph Northam joke at a debate on Sept. 19. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washing..
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin credit union is suing the credit reporting agency Equifax over a data breach that allowed hackers to access the perso..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer finance watchdog agency is expected to punish Equifax for its cyber breach with the wide-ranging powers it ha..
All those people are about to be proven so, very, very wrong in an upcoming, in-depth report from internet infrastructure organization Packet Clearing..
Since it announced a massive data breach earlier this month, Equifax has been hit with dozens of lawsuits from shareholders, consumers and now one fil..
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Numerous lawsuits seeking class-action status have been filed against credit monitoring company Equifax over a massive data breac..
Anyone looking for a legal payday over the Equifax breach — not so fast. The credit reporting company's recent disclosure of a cyberbreach that compro..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer finance watchdog agency is expected to punish Equifax for its cyber breach with the wide-ranging powers it ha..
With help from Eric Geller and Martin Matishak THE SEC’S TURN — A Securities and Exchange Commission hack revealed late Wednesday has agitated lawmake..
The Equifax data breach exposed the personal information of 143 million Americans, but it's unlikely that the credit-reporting agency will face any ne..
WASHINGTON — Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations af..
The ad opens with quick cuts of creepy-looking hackers in sinister surroundings. A serious male voice asks: “Is your personal information already bein..
News that hackers had invaded the corporate electronic filing platform of the nation's premier securities regulatory body, the Securities and Exchange..
The goal was an ambitious one: Create an underwater, Ironman-inspired jetpack capable of propelling someone through water faster than Michael Phelps o..
Jack McDonnell likes to joke that he built his Irish Georgian manor house in McLean because his wife wouldn’t let him buy one in Ireland. McDonnell, f..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulatio..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it’s unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulatio..
FILE- In this March 23, 2017, file photo, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman nominee Jay Clayton testifies on Capitol Hill in Washingto..
People are in a panic. Like the back-to-back hurricanes this year, the theft of our personal data is increasingly catastrophic. The latest breach is c..
After a descent that lasted nearly two months, mortgage rates have started climbing again. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie M..
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NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly says she left Fox News Channel to bring more joy to her life. NBC hopes that starting Monday, she can spread some to the n..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street’s top regulator came under fire on Thursday over its cyber security and disclosure practices after admitting hacker..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumer credit reporting bureau Equifax Inc (EFX.N) risks losing support from banks unless it can show its database on mill..
In a 2014 speech, the then-chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White, offered a stern reminder to corporate America: If hit by ha..
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission waited until Wednesday to disclose a hack of its corporate filing system that occurred last y..
The SEC disclosed on Wednesday that EDGAR, its corporate filing system, was hacked in 2016 and information was potentially used for illegal stock trad..
The federal agency responsible for ensuring that markets function properly and for protecting investors is under fire after disclosing its computer sy..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street’s top regulator came under fire on Thursday about its cyber security and disclosure practices after admitting hacke..
A top Senate Democrat on Thursday said the private and public sector needs to boost its cybersecurity after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SE..
By MoneyTips Could your child have a credit report even if he or she has never used a credit card or borrowed money? It's possible when identity theft..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street’s top regulator came under fire on Thursday about its cyber security and disclosure practices after admitting hacke..
The Securities and Exchange Commission faces questions about its own security after announcing that hackers penetrated its electronic platform for cor..