Rappler's latest stories on Equifax
The consumer credit reporting agency breaks down just how much data and what types of data were stolen
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Equifax says the newly identified consumers were not previously informed because their social security numbers -- which appeared to be the focus of the hackers – were not stolen together with their partial driver's license information
Equifax also says it is the subject of 240 class-action lawsuits in the US and Canada as well as more than 50 investigations in the US, Canada and Great Britain.
The company taps longtime Equifax executive Paulino do Rego Barros, Jr. as interim chief executive while it undertakes a search for a new leader following the massive data breach
Some 143 million Americans as well as 400,000 Brits may have had their names, addresses, and other information stolen in the data breach, Equifax says
The Equifax chief information officer and head of security will retire, effective immediately, as part of an 'ongoing review of the cybersecurity incident' that resulted in the theft of personal data from 143 million US customers.
Adding to the controversy: three high ranking executives from the agency sold shares worth almost 1 8M in the days after the hack was discovered