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Why 'Breathtaking' Equifax Breach May Be Worst One Ever

Amount of 'highly sensitive' data that was exposed may be unprecedented

(Newser) - Almost half of the US population may have been affected by the massive Equifax data breach , with the credit bureau revealing the personal info for as many as 143 million customers may have been exposed. Even as a handful of its top execs face a barrage of criticism for selling... More »

FTC Takes on 'Free' Credit Report Minstrels

Latest showdown between Feds and credit bureau goes viral

(Newser) - A long-running battle between the Federal Trade Commission and credit bureau Experian has blossomed into a viral video showdown of sorts. Experian runs FreeCreditReport.com—beneficiary of the cheeky slacker music video/ads. The FTC thinks—rightly, in the opinion of many—that the company is intentionally diverting consumers from the... More »

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