Equifax has published yet more detail on the data lost in its now-infamous 2017 data breach. 146.6 million names, 146.6 million dates of birth, 145.5 million social security numbers, 99 million address information and 209,000 payment cards (number and expiry date) breached, the company says, there were also 38,000 US drivers’ licenses and 3,200 passport… Read More


Six months after the cyberattack shook Equifax and raised questions about suspicious trading by several executives there, the Department of Justice on Wednesday charged Ying with insider trading. Prosecutors say he searched on the internet for what might happen to Equifax stock when the news of the attack broke, then exercised all of his stock… Read More


The Equifax data breach affected around 148 million Americans. As the Washington Post reported, the affected people’s compromised information includes even partial driver’s license data. According to Bloomberg, this has made Equifax somewhat of a pariah in Washington. Ironically, however, the Senate bill designed to punish the consumer credit reporting agency might actually reward it.… Read More