Fraud, location and identity data intelligence specialist GBG has appointed Carol Chris as regional general manager for Australia.
Australia’s largest consumer credit reporting agency Equifax Information Services and Solutions is to pay penalties totalling $3.5 million for misleading and deceptive conduct and unconscionable conduct in relation to credit report services.
Security solutions firm Aura Information Security says its RedShield product is worthy of a new acronym, SwaS, and that it would have protected American credit information provider Equifax if they had it in place.
The British Information Commissioner's Office has hit American credit information provider Equifax with a fine of £500,000 (A$909,321) over a data breach which the US firm disclosed on 7 September 2017 and which it said had occurred between mid-May and July that year. Passwords of British customers were stored in plain text, the ICO said.
Most professional hackers say they could bypass security systems, locate critical data, and exfiltrate that data within 15 hours, and they label defence measures such as firewalls and antivirus as trivially easy to bypass.
A former chief information officer at American credit information provider Equifax has been charged with insider trading before the company revealed in September last year that it had suffered a massive data breach.
American credit information provider Equifax has identified another 2.4 million customers affected by a data breach it first disclosed in September last year.
The data leaked by US credit information provider Equifax may be much more than first disclosed, a report claims.
Global security vendor Centrify has warned that the major data breach revelations that have marked the past year would continue in 2018 as organisations struggle to recognise that “unmanaged trust is at the core of their cyber security vulnerability”.
The personal and financial data of about 40,000 Americans has leaked on the Web via an unsecured Amazon Web Services S3 bucket, the security firm UpGuard reports.
Intelligent search and automated workflow tools maker InfoTrack has bought CreditorWatch, which is claimed to be Australia's fastest growing credit reporting company.
The US Internal Revenue Service has temporarily suspended a short-term contract worth US$7.25 million with credit information provider Equifax for identity proofing services.
American credit information provider Equifax has announced that about 15.2 million British client records were exfiltrated from its systems, affecting about 700,000 consumers.
Less than a month after American credit information provider Equifax announced a major data breach, the US Internal Revenue Service has awarded the company a US$7.25 million contract to verify taxpayer identities and help prevent fraud.
Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc's massive data breach compromised the personal information of up to 143 million Americans and continues to dominate the news as even San Francisco city joins in the rage.
Technology companies, no matter their size or location, are never tired of talking about "innovation" and claiming that they have contributed to making the world a better place. The reality, however, is quite different.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that its electronic data gathering, analysis and retrieval (EDGAR) test filing system was breached last year, adding that information that leaked could have been used for insider trading.
The systems of American credit information provider Equifax were breached back in March, according to a confidential note sent by the company to some customers.
Attackers who caused the data leak at American credit information provider Equifax, that led to the details of about 143 million being made public, are likely to have used a vulnerability in the Apache Struts Web application framework to gain entry.
American credit information provider Equifax has disclosed that it learned on 29 July of a leak that involved the details of 143 million consumers.
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