Richard Smith has stepped down as Equifax CEO, less than three weeks after the credit reporting agency disclosed a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information.
The federal government told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The states targeted included key political battlegrounds.
One of the world's "big four" accountancy firms has been targeted by a sophisticated hack that compromised the confidential emails and plans of some of its blue-chip clients.
Consumers' and lawmakers' attention is rightly focused at the moment on the security breach involving Equifax. But a new ad from rival Experian highlights a more troublesome aspect of credit agencies.
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