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Equifax Inc (EFX.N)

EFX.N on New York Stock Exchange

105.04USD
22 Sep 2017
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

House finance committee seeks information from traders about questionable Equifax options activity - CNBC
Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 11:45am EDT 

Sept 20 (Reuters) - :House finance committee seeks information from traders about questionable Euifax options activity - CNBC, citing source.  Full Article

Equifax says cybersecurity incident from before Sept. 7 affected about 100,000 Canadian consumers​
Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 10:00am EDT 

Sept 19 (Reuters) - Equifax Canada::Equifax provides Canadians with additional clarity on cybersecurity incident involving consumer information.Says providing additional information to canadians that may be among certain consumers impacted by cybersecurity incident announced by equifax.Says originally thought incident was limited to U.S. consumers; discovered shortly before Sept. 7 announcement some Canadian, U.K. consumers were also impacted​.Says believe incident from before Sept. 7 involves potential access to personal information of approximately 100,000 Canadian consumers​.Says information that may have been breached includes name, address, social insurance number and, in limited cases, credit card numbers​.  Full Article

Equifax says retention of Mandiant unrelated to july cybersecurity incident - spokesperson
Monday, 18 Sep 2017 06:35pm EDT 

Sept 18 (Reuters) - :Equifax says retention of Mandiant in March was unrelated to the July 29 cybersecurity incident - Equifax spokesperson.Equifax says complied fully with all consumer notification requirements related to March incident; two events are not related - Equifax spokesperson.  Full Article

U.S. prosecutors open criminal probe into whether Equifax execs violated insider trading laws- Bloomberg
Monday, 18 Sep 2017 10:50am EDT 

Sept 18 (Reuters) - :U.S. prosecutors open criminal probe into whether Equifax Inc execs violated insider trading laws- Bloomberg.  Full Article

Equifax announces retirement of CIO, chief security officer after data breach
Friday, 15 Sep 2017 05:41pm EDT 

Sept 15 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc ::Equifax releases details on cybersecurity incident, announces personnel changes ‍​.Equifax says chief information officer and chief security officer are retiring.Russ Ayres has been appointed interim chief security officer‍​.Internal investigation of cybersecurity incident is ongoing and the company "continues to work closely" with FBI in its investigation.With respect to its security posture, co has taken short-term remediation steps, continues to implement long-term security improvements.Mark Rohrwasser has been appointed interim chief information officer‍​.  Full Article

Equifax chief information officer and chief security officer to retire - CNBC, citing DJ
Friday, 15 Sep 2017 05:39pm EDT 

Sept 15 (Reuters) - :Equifax Inc <<>> chief information officer & chief security officer to retire effective immediately - CNBC, citing DJ.  Full Article

FTC staff investigating Equifax data breach
Thursday, 14 Sep 2017 09:10am EDT 

Sept 14 (Reuters) - :Confirm that FTC staff is investigating the Equifax data breach - FTC's acting director of public affairs.  Full Article

‍Moody's says Equifax security breach is credit negative, Baa1 rating unaffected​
Friday, 8 Sep 2017 03:48pm EDT 

Sept 8 (Reuters) - Moody's::Says Equifax's security breach is credit negative but Baa1 rating unaffected​.Says Equifax's information security breach is credit negative as it will impede Equifax's earnings growth over next 3 to 4 quarters.Equifax's senior unsecured rating, stable outlook unaffected as Moody's expects impact of breach will only modestly erode credit metrics.  Full Article

Equifax announces cybersecurity incident involving consumer information
Thursday, 7 Sep 2017 04:30pm EDT 

Sept 7 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc :Equifax announces cybersecurity incident involving consumer information.Equifax Inc - ‍announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers​.Equifax Inc - ‍company has found no evidence of unauthorized activity on Equifax's core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases​.Equifax Inc - ‍while company's investigation is substantially complete, it remains ongoing and is expected to be completed in coming weeks​.Equifax Inc - "‍criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files​".Equifax Inc - ‍company has found no evidence that personal information of consumers in any other country has been impacted​.Equifax Inc - ‍Equifax discovered unauthorized access on july 29 of this year and acted immediately to stop intrusion​.Equifax Inc - ‍Equifax also reported criminal access to law enforcement and continues to work with authorities​.Equifax - credit card numbers for about 209,000 U.S. consumers, dispute documents with personal information for about 182,000 U.S. consumers were accessed​.Equifax inc - ‍Equifax also identified unauthorized access to limited personal information for certain UK and Canadian residents​.Equifax Inc - ‍company has found no evidence that personal information of consumers in any other country has been impacted.Equifax Inc - ‍Equifax will work with UK and Canadian regulators to determine appropriate next steps​.  Full Article

ID Watchdog shareholders vote in favor of acquisition of the company by Equifax
Thursday, 10 Aug 2017 09:30pm EDT 

Aug 10 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc -:ID Watchdog shareholders vote in favor of acquisition of the company by Equifax.  Full Article

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