Tags Equifax

New York updates its breach notification law in response to Equifax, GDPR

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

In the SHIELD Act, New York now has one of the most consumer friendly data protection laws in the country.

Equifax expected to settle breach investigations for $700 million

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

As part of the settlement, Equifax also must spent $1 billion to improve its digital systems.

Equifax is spending a ton of money on cybersecurity. Wall Street analysts don't like it.

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

Moody's downgrade marks the first time cybersecurity has been named as a factor in an outlook change.

Backdoor vulnerability in open source tool exposes thousands of apps to remote code execution

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

The 2017 data breach at Equifax was possible because the company did not act to resolve a flaw in the open source Apache Struts framework.

Misconfigured server exposed half of all Brazilian taxpayer ID numbers, report says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 11 months ago

Researchers haven't been able to identify the database owners and warn that any determined cyber-actor wouldn't miss such a large prize.

House panel: Equifax breach was ‘entirely preventable’

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

Proactive security measures and better IT leadership would have done the job, congressional investigators say.

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