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Zero Hedge
Myths About Bitcoin That Must Diehacking, you are far, far more at risk from other cybersecurity vulnerabilities
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 hours ago
hacking, you are far, far more at risk from other cybersecurity vulnerabilities – just look at U.S. credit reporting agency Equifax who announced recently that the Social Security numbers along with other personal information of millions of... Read more
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The Age
Corporates back refugees to become entrepreneurs with the launch of Thriveauditing by KPMG, management consulting by Deloitte, and insurance by Allianz.
The Age / Posted 3 hours ago
auditing by KPMG, management consulting by Deloitte, and insurance by Allianz. The organisation is also working with the Equifax credit bureau to create a national database of newly arrived migrants that have started businesses. For Ozegbe, who... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Corporates back refugees to become entrepreneurs with the launch of Thriveauditing by KPMG, management consulting by Deloitte, and insurance by Allianz.
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
auditing by KPMG, management consulting by Deloitte, and insurance by Allianz. The organisation is also working with the Equifax credit bureau to create a national database of newly arrived migrants that have started businesses. For Ozegbe, who... Read more
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The Morning Call
Megan McArdle: Yes, the census is worth more than a Big Macabout themselves. And plans to allow for internet response are now facing headw
The Morning Call / Posted 6 hours ago
about themselves. And plans to allow for internet response are now facing headwinds from high-profile data breaches like at Equifax (as well as some well-publicized hacks of the government), which are apt to make people reluctant to answer... Read more
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The Hill
FCC chair faces pressure over Trump tweets | Supreme Court to hear Microsoft data privacy case | John Oliver roasts Equifaxseries involving the Weinstein Company will continue production without the emb
The Hill / Posted 6 hours ago
series involving the Weinstein Company will continue production without the embattled film company. JOHN OLIVER TAKES ON EQUIFAX: Comedian John Oliver on his HBO show "Last Week Tonight" lambasted Equifax and its response to a massive... Read more
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The Hill
White House paper touts benefits of tax cuts | GOP senator’s absence puts budget, tax reform on knife’s edge | Cohn: Congress nearing deal to ease bank regulationsoverhaul, but said his Cabinet would discuss recommendations and reveal them “v
The Hill / Posted 8 hours ago
overhaul, but said his Cabinet would discuss recommendations and reveal them “very shortly.” http://bit.ly/2gL5HBl. Equifax gets a John Oliver roasting: Comedian John Oliver on his HBO show “Last Week Tonight” lambasted Equifax and its... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Got Bad Credit? Don't Apply for a Loan Before You Ask a Few Hard Questions.your payment history and how long you’ve held any credit accounts. Each of the
Greenwich Time / Posted 9 hours ago
your payment history and how long you’ve held any credit accounts. Each of the three primary credit bureaus -- TransUnion, Equifax and Experian -- reports its own credit scores for individuals, and you can’t predict which score your potential... Read more
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The News-Times
Got Bad Credit? Don't Apply for a Loan Before You Ask a Few Hard Questions.your payment history and how long you’ve held any credit accounts. Each of the
The News-Times / Posted 9 hours ago
your payment history and how long you’ve held any credit accounts. Each of the three primary credit bureaus -- TransUnion, Equifax and Experian -- reports its own credit scores for individuals, and you can’t predict which score your potential... Read more
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New York Post
Hackers can now get into any Wi-Fi connection in the worldEquifax and Yahoo disclosed major security breaches recently, which are quite s
New York Post / Posted 9 hours ago
Equifax and Yahoo disclosed major security breaches recently, which are quite scary, especially the former. But security researchers are about to unveil to explain how hackers could hack any existing Wi-Fi connection and spy on all of your data. The... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Got Bad Credit? Don't Apply for a Loan Before You Ask a Few Hard Questions.your payment history and how long you’ve held any credit accounts. Each of the
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 hours ago
your payment history and how long you’ve held any credit accounts. Each of the three primary credit bureaus -- TransUnion, Equifax and Experian -- reports its own credit scores for individuals, and you can’t predict which score your potential... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Got Bad Credit? Don't Apply for a Loan Before You Ask a Few Hard Questions.your payment history and how long you’ve held any credit accounts. Each of the
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 hours ago
your payment history and how long you’ve held any credit accounts. Each of the three primary credit bureaus -- TransUnion, Equifax and Experian -- reports its own credit scores for individuals, and you can’t predict which score your potential... Read more
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The Hill
Equifax gets a John Oliver roastingComedian John Oliver on his HBO show “Last Week Tonight” lambasted Equifax and
The Hill / Posted 11 hours ago
Comedian John Oliver on his HBO show “Last Week Tonight” lambasted Equifax and its response to a massive cybersecurity breach in which the personal data of 145.5 million Americans was compromised. Oliver underscored the magnitude of the attack both... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Can the flu shot make you sick?marijuana have 25% fewer opioid deaths? VERIFY: Is DirecTV refunding offended
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 12 hours ago
marijuana have 25% fewer opioid deaths? VERIFY: Is DirecTV refunding offended customers of NFL protests? VERIFY: How to protect yourself after the Equifax data breach VERIFY: Are NFL football players required to stand for the Nationa... Read more
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The News & Observer
The security tradeoffs aren’t worth having our groceries delivered or shopping trackedwant to arm my house with yet another cluster of digital gadgets that can be co
The News & Observer / Posted 12 hours ago
want to arm my house with yet another cluster of digital gadgets that can be compromised by hackers, and in the days of the Equifax fiasco, is there anything that can’t be hacked? Moreover, the sense of big companies moving a little too comfortably... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
iCyberCenter to help startups get a foothold in Marylandevents, including Russian hacking of U.S. presidential campaign information and
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
events, including Russian hacking of U.S. presidential campaign information and a data breach at credit monitor Equifax, have shined a brighter light on the need for fortified computer defense systems. The cybersecurity industry is... Read more
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Mashable
John Oliver tears into Equifax after that massive personal data hackOliver can inject life into anything. In the clip above from Last Week Tonight
Mashable / Posted 15 hours ago
Oliver can inject life into anything. In the clip above from Last Week Tonight, the British talk show host takes aim at Equifax: one of the big three credit reporting agencies in the U.S., and a company who have been making more than a few... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Will you share personal info with stores for discount?youth. Why should we expect trust in protection of personal information to do a
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 16 hours ago
youth. Why should we expect trust in protection of personal information to do anything but drop, given the recent massive Equifax breach affecting nearly 146 million consumers, and the stunning admission that the Yahoo breach from 2013 affected... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Pizza Hut delivers data breach news late to affected customersresponse versus industry norms which often see no disclosure made at all.– 5 of
Computer Business Review / Posted 16 hours ago
response versus industry norms which often see no disclosure made at all.– 5 of the most notorious names in hacking– UK Equifax data breach victims double as truth emerges– DDoS attacks double as corporate data becomes new target Now that... Read more
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The Morning Call
You don't think your small business will get hacked? You're wrongYahoo's been through it. So has the Democratic National Committee. More recentl
The Morning Call / Posted 17 hours ago
Yahoo's been through it. So has the Democratic National Committee. More recently, it was Equifax. But it's not just large businesses and organizations that are targeted by hackers. In fact, 1 in 5 small businesses has been targeted by a cyberattack,... Read more
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The Hill
The truth about the arbitration rule is it protects American consumershave been wronged. Why should Wells Fargo be able to block groups of customers
The Hill / Posted 18 hours ago
have been wronged. Why should Wells Fargo be able to block groups of customers from suing over fake accounts? Why should Equifax be able to force people to surrender their legal rights when the company put their personal information at... Read more
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CBS News
Why Wall Street is sticking with EquifaxIs embattled Equifax (EFX), probably one of the most hated companies in the cou
CBS News / Posted 19 hours ago
Is embattled Equifax (EFX), probably one of the most hated companies in the country these days, in extreme danger of unraveling? It was bad enough that this leading worldwide source of consumer and commercial credit data had been hacked, but worse,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
LETTERS, Oct. 16: Covering up for Weinsteincountry. They are not doing anything to protect consumers from the ravages and
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 hours ago
country. They are not doing anything to protect consumers from the ravages and incompetence of companies like Wells Fargo, Equifax and Chemours. Are they doing anything other than naming a few buildings, proposing tax breaks for the wealthy, and... Read more
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The Hill
Dem lawmaker: One Republican is considering articles of impeachment against TrumpHill Interview: Budget Chair Black sticks around for nowOvernight Finance: Whit
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Hill Interview: Budget Chair Black sticks around for nowOvernight Finance: White House requests B for disaster relief | Ex-Equifax chief grilled over stock sales | House panel approves B for border wall | Tax plan puts swing-state Republicans in... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
IRS suspends contract with Equifax amid new security concernsThe IRS has temporarily suspended its $7 million contract with Equifax followin
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted yesterday
The IRS has temporarily suspended its $7 million contract with Equifax following reports of new security issues. The tax agency said late Thursday that it’s putting the deal on hold “as a precautionary step.” “During this suspension, the IRS will... Read more
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New Kerala
Zentera Systems Wins CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award 2017 - newkerala news #280819network security policies and access controls can be applied throughout enclave
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
network security policies and access controls can be applied throughout enclaves in about a day. "The Target and Equifax breaches show that existing technologies are insufficient to secure complex hybrid environments," said Mike Loftus,... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
IRS suspends its contract with Equifax amid new security concernsAmericans are outraged about the Equifax data breach that exposed the personal
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted yesterday
Americans are outraged about the Equifax data breach that exposed the personal and financial data of 143 million people. The IRS has temporarily suspended its $7 million contract with Equifax following reports of new security issues. The tax agency... Read more
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The Columbian
Consider freeze with 4th credit bureauWhen news broke about the colossal data breach at Equifax a few weeks ago, expe
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
When news broke about the colossal data breach at Equifax a few weeks ago, experts recommended that affected consumers help protect themselves from ID theft by freezing their credit reports at each of the three main credit bureaus. But there’s a... Read more
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The Christian Post
Equifax Reportedly Suffers Another Network Breach via Fake Adobe Flash Install; Company Claims Nothing Was Hacked Credit reporting company Equifax may have suffered another massive hacking in
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
Credit reporting company Equifax may have suffered another massive hacking incident that victimized unsuspecting users through a hoax... Read more
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Times Leader
DePasquale: Surveys show schools, local governments fear cyber-attacksand expect the risks will increase. “While a lot of attention, rightly so, is
Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
and expect the risks will increase. “While a lot of attention, rightly so, is being put on the data breach at Equifax, we cannot ignore the cyber-security needs of our school districts and local government offices,” DePasquale said in... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Are you at risk for identity theft?in some way. The breaches are large and cover a diverse group across the countr
Savannah Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
in some way. The breaches are large and cover a diverse group across the country and beyond. Credit monitoring giant Equifax admitted in early September that the personal data of 145 million consumers, including Social Security numbers and... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Equifax says no breach, offers 5 things to protect yourself this weekendEquifax said its systems were not breached Thursday and blamed a third party ve
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 2 days ago
Equifax said its systems were not breached Thursday and blamed a third party vendor for running malicious code. The company has been in the spotlight for admitting last month that it suffered a “cyber-security incident” that affected tens of... Read more
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Mashable
All the places you've shopped at that have been hackedImages Hackers are winning. This summer, they infiltrated HBO and stole unrele
Mashable / Posted 2 days ago
Images Hackers are winning. This summer, they infiltrated HBO and stole unreleased material. Last month, they breached Equifax — the consumer credit reporting agency — and gathered information on over 140 million Americans. But hackers also... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
The future of the Internet of Thingsthe Internet to even more private aspects of our lives. First, the latest news
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
the Internet to even more private aspects of our lives. First, the latest news: A massive cybersecurity breach at Equifax exposed millions of Americans’ most sensitive data, from Social Security numbers to home addresses. The aftermath... Read more
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New Kerala
Fair Isaac FICO 850 Highest Scorecard Methodology Discovered and Detailed by MCTV Credit Manager and SubscriberWise Founder - newkerala news #280608national credit repository. The perfect scores were generated with David Howe'
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
national credit repository. The perfect scores were generated with David Howe's personal credit reports procured from Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion, obtained from Fair Isaac Corporation's consumer site myFICO (www.myfico.com). Discover... Read more
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The Hill
Bannon: Trump will win reelection with '400 electoral votes'learning techBharara, Yates tamp down expectations Mueller will bring criminal
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
learning techBharara, Yates tamp down expectations Mueller will bring criminal chargesOvernight Cybersecurity: Equifax security employee left after breach | Lawmakers float bill to reform warrantless surveillance | Intel leaders keeping... Read more
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Fortune
A Nobel-Winning Solution to Cyber Securitythat tens of millions of Americans have saved for retirement. When it comes to
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
that tens of millions of Americans have saved for retirement. When it comes to cyber-security, it’s clear firms like Equifax could have used a Thaler-style nudge to tighten up their sloppy IT practices. Recall that the Equifax debacle, one of... Read more
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Canberra Times
Having walked the plank, where do all the disgraced CEOs go?to be hard to travel to, but they could drop in with their golden parachutes. P
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
to be hard to travel to, but they could drop in with their golden parachutes. Photo: Greg Newington Richard Smith left Equifax in September after the company came under fire for a hack that compromised the personal information of millions of... Read more
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New York Post
These Obama appointees could cause another housing collapsethe underwriting standards for the entire mortgage industry. Cordray, meantime
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
the underwriting standards for the entire mortgage industry. Cordray, meantime, has sicced his powerful agency, CFPB, on Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, to help ease credit restrictions on minorities as well. In a recent speech, Cordray said... Read more
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WA Today
Having walked the plank, where do all the disgraced CEOs go?to be hard to travel to, but they could drop in with their golden parachutes. P
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
to be hard to travel to, but they could drop in with their golden parachutes. Photo: Greg Newington Richard Smith left Equifax in September after the company came under fire for a hack that compromised the personal information of millions of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Two more towns looking at regional police | Turkeys and TrophiesGap, Pen Argyl and Plainfield Township, went together in 2015 to form a regiona
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Gap, Pen Argyl and Plainfield Township, went together in 2015 to form a regional police force. Another security breach at Equifax? The consumer credit reporting company says a fraudulent link was discovered on its website, inviting people to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Having walked the plank, where do all the disgraced CEOs go?to be hard to travel to, but they could drop in with their golden parachutes. P
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
to be hard to travel to, but they could drop in with their golden parachutes. Photo: Greg Newington Richard Smith left Equifax in September after the company came under fire for a hack that compromised the personal information of millions of... Read more
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The Age
Having walked the plank, where do all the disgraced CEOs go?to be hard to travel to, but they could drop in with their golden parachutes. P
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
to be hard to travel to, but they could drop in with their golden parachutes. Photo: Greg Newington Richard Smith left Equifax in September after the company came under fire for a hack that compromised the personal information of millions of... Read more
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International Business Times
North Korea, iOS hacking and PornHub's malware fling: This week in cybersecurity adult websites in the world – in order to serve up advertising malware. Additio
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
adult websites in the world – in order to serve up advertising malware. Additionally, troubled credit monitoring firm Equifax stumbled into another mess. Here is IBTimes UK tech team's pick of the biggest cybersecurity stories of the... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Equifax keeps man on hold for 3 hoursthree and a half hours," said Schon incredulously. His cell phone tells the st
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
three and a half hours," said Schon incredulously. His cell phone tells the story. It indicates that on September 28, the Equifax monitoring service had him on hold for three hours and 26 minutes. “I can't get through to them. I don't know what... Read more
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Boston Globe
Learn how to protect seniors from fraudsaid that the elders under their care had fallen victim to at least one financi
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
said that the elders under their care had fallen victim to at least one financial scam. I fear that the major breach at Equifax — in which 145.5 million consumer credit files were compromised — will make things worse because the data stolen was... Read more
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The Columbian
Under pressure from Congress, IRS suspends Equifax contractWASHINGTON — The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporti
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a massive data beach. The IRS... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Building The Cybersecurity Workforcesays recent breaches only highlight the importance of bolstering cybersecurity
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 3 days ago
says recent breaches only highlight the importance of bolstering cybersecurity for consumers. "I think the threat of an Equifax happening or a Yahoo happening and a lot of South Dakotans having their personal information stolen and misused is a... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Equifax breach impacts nearly 4 million HoosiersINDIANAPOLIS -- Equifax is reporting an additional 100,000 Hoosiers were impact
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 3 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS -- Equifax is reporting an additional 100,000 Hoosiers were impacted by a major data breach, bringing the total to 3.9 million. The new numbers released by the Indiana Attorney General’s office come on the heels of Equifax shutting down... Read more
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The Register
US Congress mulls first 'hack back' revenge law. And yup, you can guess what it'll let people doupended the lives of hundreds of millions of Americans," said cosponsor Represe
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
upended the lives of hundreds of millions of Americans," said cosponsor Representative Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ). "The recent Equifax data breach shows that cyber vulnerabilities can have real financial and personal implications for Arizona families... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Under pressure from Congress, IRS suspends Equifax contractThe IRS had contracted with Equifax to validate the identity of taxpayers commu
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
The IRS had contracted with Equifax to validate the identity of taxpayers communicating with the agency on the telephone or through its website. In a statement Friday, the IRS said it suspended the contract as "a precautionary step" while the agency... Read more
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