equifax News of 11/20/19
Ben Horowitz On Shocking Rules And Dramatic Object Lessons
Ben Horowitz, co-founder of venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, has a new book out titled “ What You Do Is Who You Are ,” which takes a look at how to create culture at a company. We sat down with Horowitz last month to discuss some of the ...
Week In Review: Netflix’S Big Problem And Apple’S Thinnest Product Yet
Hey. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. ...
Week In Review: Equifax, Capital One And Your Stupid Desire For Justice
Hello, weekenders. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to surface my favorites for your reading ...
‘You Will Be Disappointed.’ Too Many People Want Their $125 From Equifax, FTC Says
The Federal Trade Commission warned the public on Wednesday that people impacted by the 2017 Equifax data breach could get “ far less ” than the $125 payout originally promoted on the website for the Equifax settlement. On July 22, the ...
You Might Not Get $125 From Equifax After All
If you’re waiting for a $125 check or debit card from the Equifax settlement, you might be disappointed. Most people who were affected by the company’s massive 2017 data breach may receive a much smaller chunk of change. The ...
Equifax Might Owe You $125 For Its Massive Data Breach. Here’S How To File A Claim
After the enormous 2017 data breach that revealed the private information of millions of people, credit bureau Equifax plans to pay millions to those affected. The company recently settled to pay up to $700 million in restitution and fines to ...
FTC Hits Equifax With Fine Of Up To $700m For 2017 Data Breach
Credit agency Equifax will pay up to $700 million in fines as part of a settlement with federal authorities over a data breach in 2017 . The Federal Trade Commission said in a statement Monday that Equifax has agreed to initially pay at least ...
MyEquifax.Com Is Yet Another Security Disaster
One would think that having one of the most high-profile breaches in recent memory would make a company take security to heart, but Equifax is full of surprises. The latest is that its MyEquifax.com site, to which the company invites those affected ...
Most Of The Fortune 100 Still Use Flawed Software That Led To The Equifax Breach
Almost two years after Equifax’s massive hack, the majority of Fortune 500 companies still aren’t learning the lessons of using vulnerable software. In the last six months of 2018, two-thirds of the Fortune 500 companies downloaded a ...
Equifax Breach Was ‘Entirely Preventable’ Had It Used Basic Security Measures, Says House Report
A House Oversight Committee report out Monday has concluded that Equifax’s security practices and policies were sub-par and its systems were old and out-of-date, and bothering with basic security measures — like patching vulnerable systems ...
Marriott’S Poor Data Breach Response Is Putting Victims At Risk Of Phishing
Last Thursday, Marriott sent out millions of emails warning of a massive data breach — some 500 million guest reservations had been stolen from its Starwood database. One problem: the email sender’s domain didn’t look like it came ...