Today, the FTC announced that Equifax, Inc. will pay at least $575 million (and potentially up to $700 million) as part of a proposed global settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and 50 U.S. states and territories. Their complaint alleges that Equifax failed to take reasonable steps to
I May Have Been Affected by the Equifax Breach: Now What Do I Do?
By Brandon Robinson on
Posted in Customer Data Privacy, Cyber Attacks, Data Breach
If you’ve seen the news, you’re probably aware that Equifax announced last week that hackers had breached some of its website application software, potentially affecting the sensitive personal information of approximately 143,000,000 consumers. If you believe you may be affected by the breach, or are wondering what to do about it, read below for: (A)…