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Equifax Security Failings Were Flagged By Wall Street Firm More Than A Year Ago

A company that supplies stock market indexes reportedly warned investors in August 2016 that Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit bureaus, appeared to be ill-equipped to fight off a sophisticated cyber attack. Apparently Equifax didn’t get that warning; otherwise, hackers may have been prevented from accessing the sensitive financial information for more than 140 million Americans. [More]

Craft Store Chain Michaels Warns Of Possible Data Breach

Craft Store Chain Michaels Warns Of Possible Data Breach

It may not be the household name that Walmart is, but an awful lot of people around the U.S. get their crafting supplies from the 1000+ Michaels stores around the country. Over the weekend, the retailer warned customers that it “may have experienced a data security attack.”

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