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Equifax executives out after consumer data breach

Uncategorized September 17, 2017

  An Equifax hack exposing up to 143 million credit records; mobile malware (malicious software) that targets early versions of Android Oreo; and new “phishing” scams affecting WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger users. The data theft, first reported last week, caused outrage among consumer advocates and lawmakers who demanded answers on how this hack happened. On Thursday, the Federal Trade Commission confirmed it had launched an investigation of the hack, and US Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a bill the same day that would prevent credit rating agencies from charging consumers for credit freezes. Continue reading …
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