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Equifax: Hackers got personal data on Brits, too

by Shaun Waterman • 1 week ago

Hackers who stole Social Security numbers and other poorly secured personal data for 143 million Americans from Equifax got away with the personal information of nearly 700,000 British citizens as well.

FBI issues flash alert on Apache Struts vulnerability

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

A FBI flash alert obtained by CyberScoop shows the FBI is pushing the private sector to close the vulnerability linked to the massive data breach at Equifax

Banking-focused phishing scheme hits inboxes in wake of Equifax breach

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

It's no surprise that hackers are actively attempting to impersonate legitimate banking companies as they communicate with clients about suspicious account activity.

In wake of Equifax breach, government shines light on entire industry

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

While law enforcement agents were sent to immediately investigate how and why hackers broke into Equifax, other federal agencies, like the Homeland Security Department, were focusing on understanding the threat posed to the larger industry, a senior U.S. official said.

Equifax breached, up to 143 million SSNs and DOBs stolen, all Americans offered credit monitoring

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

The huge data company says it will offer free credit monitoring to anyone who wants it, whether their personal information was was stolen or not.

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