Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and others over the 2017 data breach that exposed the private data of nearly 150 million people.
Equifax is being sued by the city of San Francisco. City Attorney Dennis Herrera has filed a lawsuit in San Francisco Superior Court for “failing to protect the personal data of more than 15 million Californians,”.
Credit rating company Equifax has revealed today that its databases had been hacked. In a statement, the company confessed that hackers managed to get access to some of its internal data in mid-May.