In a prepared testimony ahead of his appearance before a congressional panel, former Equifax CEO Richard Smith said he was "deeply sorry" about last month's data breach. But how exactly did that happen? Smith offers his own version of events.
Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith's first hearing on Capitol Hill will be before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday. It is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. ET. Watch the hearing here.
By Ken Sweet, Associated Press
The update comes as Equifax's former CEO, Richard Smith, who announced his retirement last month, will testify in front of Congress starting Tuesday.
By Joshua Barajas
The chief executive of Equifax is out after a massive data breach compromised the personal information of 143 million Americans.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Several bills unveiled after Equifax are so far missing a key ingredient for success: Republican co-sponsors.
By Lora Strum, Dan Cooney
It’s been several months since credit reporting agency Equifax discovered a data breach that compromised the personal information -- names, addresses, birth dates and social security numbers -- of more than 145 million people. Here's what we know now.
Half of all Americans could have had their sensitive data compromised by a security breach at the credit reporting agency Equifax. William Brangham joins John Yang to discuss what happened and what consumers should do to safeguard their credit.
One of the country's major credit reporting agencies said hackers had accessed the names, birth dates, addresses, Social Security numbers and, in some cases, driver's license numbers of some 143 million customers…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, more than a third of the U.S. population could be affected by a data breach of the credit monitoring firm Equifax. The company says intruders gained access to customer information, including social security numbers and…
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