Click below to read this story
In the wake of the massive Equifax data breach, a top Republican congressman wants credit reporting companies to stop using Social Security numbers to verify Americans’ identities. Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) introduced legislation Thursday that...
* United Security Bancshares qtrly net interest income after provision for credit losses increased to $8.15 million compared to $7.4 million Source text: [http://bit.ly/2yvtpdY] Further company coverage:
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released the full text of its decision to deny Equifax’s (NYSE:EFX) appeal to preserve its $7.25 million anti-fraud prevention contract with the IRS, rejecting the credit reporting agency’s technical...
After some initial confusion, Netflix stock surged after hours, a repeat of what it did last quarter, soaring above its all time high price, up over 2% after reporting Q3 numbers which while beating slightly on revenues ($2.99Bn, Exp. $2.97Bn), and...
If you have multiple credit cards in your wallet, you probably decide which one to use based on factors like each card’s interest rate, current balance, and rewards programs. Merchants want to make that choice easier by offering discounts or other...
Tens of thousands of Pizza Hut customers received something unexpected this weekend. No, not a pizza, but notice that their credit card information may have been impacted during a security breach at the pizza company… two weeks ago. Although...
Equifax, the credit bureau that ignored warnings and failed to update its software, leading to a data breach that exposed private information for half the U.S. adult population, stepped into the crosshairs of Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver on...
Authored by John Mauldin via MauldinEconomics.com, The projected total US debt will be $30 trillion within 10 years, using the CBO’s own numbers. But the CBO also makes the rosy assumptions that there will be no recessions and that GDP will...
SHANGHAI, Oct 14 Reuters)- China's total social financing (TSF), a broad measure of credit and liquidity in the economy, rose to 1.82 trillion yuan ( $276.66 billion) in September from 1.48 trillion yuan in August, data from the central bank...
The security issue that caused visitors to Equifax Inc.’s website this week to encounter malicious software happened because the site was attempting to use a discontinued web product, security researchers said Friday.
Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride/Air ForceThe U.S. Air Force's refueling operations for the Saudi-led coalition striking Yemen could end if lawmakers succeed in passing a House bill.Rep. Ro Khanna, a California Democrat and member of the House Armed...
McHenry introduced a bill that would ban the practice by 2020. The legislation would also create regulations for credit bureaus and credit freezes.
The IRS has suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a massive data beach.
In the wake of the Equifax data breach, Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) discusses his bill requiring credit bureaus to end their use of Social Security Numbers as identification.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has temporarily suspended a contract worth more than $7 million it recently awarded to Equifax Inc following a security issue with the beleaguered credit reporting agency's website on Thursday. ...
NEW YORK, Oct 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has temporarily suspended a contract worth more than $7 million it recently awarded to Equifax Inc following a security issue with the beleaguered credit reporting agency's website on...
Millions of Americans will get a boost to their Social Security checks next year.