Federal judge names 26 attorneys to lead data breach litigation against Equifax

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13 February 2018 17:30:06 Atlanta Business News - Local Atlanta News | Atlanta Business Chronicle

As of early November, more than 240 class actions had been filed by consumers against Equifax in federal, state and Canadian courts relating to the cybersecurity incident. Full article on Federal judge names 26 attorneys to lead data breach litigation against Equifax

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Equifax CEO grilled on Capitol Hill over data breach

1.244411 03 October 2017 17:19:39 FOX News

Richard Smith apologizes amid tough talk from lawmakers; Gerri Willis reports from New York City.

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Equifax interim CEO pens apology after data breach

1.244411 01 October 2017 23:14:29 FOX News

Company outlines plans to improve website and customer service.

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Equifax sued by attorney general of Massachusetts over data breach

1.244411 19 September 2017 21:21:46 Atlanta Business News - Local Atlanta News | Atlanta Business Chronicle

"Equifax could have — and should have — prevented the Data Breach had it implemented and maintained reasonable safeguards," claims the lawsuit filed Tuesday.

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Attorney general advises diligence after massive Equifax data breach

1.1739768 19 September 2017 15:32:48 News - LA Junta Tribune - La Junta, CO

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman recently advised Colorado consumers to be diligent in protecting their personal identifying information following Equifax’s announcement that as many as 143 million customers may have been impacted by a massive data breach.

Vice All News Time19 September 2017 15:32:48


Key Equifax executives departing after huge data breach

0.93328184 16 September 2017 07:17:31 The Day RSS Feeds - All News

Two executives at center of Equifax breach are leaving the company

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One week after disclosing data breach, Equifax shares down 32%

0.8617138 15 September 2017 00:06:57 Atlanta Business News - Local Atlanta News | Atlanta Business Chronicle

With a decline of $46 per share over the week and 120.3 million shares outstanding, $5.5 billion in market value has been wiped away.

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Equifax blames web-server flaw for data breach

0.7777349 14 September 2017 12:19:42 Atlanta Business News - Local Atlanta News | Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta-based Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) is saying hackers exploited a vulnerability in its web-server software, causing the massive data breach that’s now making national headlines. The Wall Street Journal reports Equifax released a progress report Wednesday evening that says criminals exploited a U.S. website application called Apache Struts CVE-2017-5638. Read more here. The Financial Times called it a “weakness widely discussed in cybersecurity circles six months ago.” Read more here. Equifax…

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Report: Two senators question Equifax about data breach

0.7777349 12 September 2017 13:40:44 Atlanta Business News - Local Atlanta News | Atlanta Business Chronicle

Two U.S. senators reportedly have asked Equifax Inc (EFX.N) to answer detailed questions about a breach of information affecting up to 143 million Americans. The questions cited by Senators Orrin Hatch and Ron Wyden in a letter sent Monday included whether U.S. government agency records were compromised in the hack, according to a report by Reuters. Hatch, who chairs the Finance Committee, and ranking Democrat Wyden, also demanded that Equifax CEO Rick Smith provide a timeline of the breach and…

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Attorney General calls for formal investigation of Equifax data breach

0.7777349 09 September 2017 15:52:04 Trumbull Times

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen issued the following statement on the Equifax data breach that... The post Attorney General calls for formal investigation of Equifax data breach appeared first on Trumbull Times .

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First class-action lawsuit filed against Equifax over data breach

0.7777349 08 September 2017 20:45:30 Atlanta Business News - Local Atlanta News | Atlanta Business Chronicle

"Plaintiffs file this complaint as a national class action on behalf of over 140 million consumers across the Country harmed by Equifax’s failure to adequately protect their credit and personal information," the lawsuit states.

Vice All News Time08 September 2017 20:45:30