Equifax hack - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Equifax hack


China denies U.S. allegations over military 'hackers'

Feb 11, 2020 - 5:17 PM

(UPDATED) Beijing firmly rejects the claims, saying it is a 'staunch defender of cybersecurity'

GENG SHUANG. China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Geng Shuang listens to a question during a briefing in Beijing on November 28, 2019. File photo by Wang Zhao/AFP

U.S. indicts 4 Chinese military 'hackers' for Equifax breach

Feb 10, 2020 - 11:26 PM

(UPDATED) The hackers stole 'the sensitive personal information of nearly half of all American citizens,' says Attorney General Bill Barr

Equifax CEO steps down in wake of massive hack

Sep 26, 2017 - 11:30 PM

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

Equifax executives step down after major hack

Sep 16, 2017 - 11:46 PM

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.

143 million affected in hack of US credit agency

Sep 08, 2017 - 2:28 PM

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

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