Equifax will warn 2.5 million additional hacking victims by mail
It's trying to eliminate at least some confusion.
Equifax breach shows signs of a possible state-sponsored hack
This might not have been a simple smash-and-grab.
The FTC is investigating Equifax's data breach
The watchdog rarely comments on in-progress cases, but made an exception here.
Equifax waives credit freeze fees after facing backlash
It will also refund people who already paid $10 for the service.
Equifax's data breach response has its own security flaw
The PIN code that locks your credit report is easy to guess.
Security lapse exposed thousands of military contractor files
The personal info of Americans with Top Secret clearance were left in a public server.
Wells Fargo accidentally leaks 50,000 clients' records
The bank accidentally sent thousands of sensitive documents to a former employee.
IBM's new mainframe keeps everything encrypted, all the time
Thieves can't abuse your data if they can't read it.