Tag: Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX)

June 28, 2018 BY LeapRate Staff

Former Equifax manager Sudhakar Bonthu charged with Insider Trading

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced that it has charged a former Equifax manager with insider trading in advance of the company’s September 2017 announcement of a massive data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other personal information of approximately 148 million U.S. customers. This is the second case the SEC…

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DFSA launches Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform
October 03, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Mandiant has concluded forensic investigation of cybersecurity incident

Potentially impacted U.S. consumers increased by 2.5 million Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) announced today that the cybersecurity firm Mandiant has completed the forensic portion of its investigation of the cybersecurity incident disclosed on September 7 to finalize the consumers potentially impacted. I was advised Sunday that the analysis of the number of consumers potentially impacted…

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Board of Directors
September 26, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Equifax Chairman and CEO Richard Smith retires

The Board of global information solutions company Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) today announced that Richard Smith will retire as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 26, 2017. The Board appointed current Board member, Mark Feidler, to serve as Non-Executive Chairman. Paulino do Rego Barros, Jr., who most recently served as President,…

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UFX weekly fx market review
September 10, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

UFX.com Weekly Trading Review – Sunday, September 10, 2017

The following article was written by Tony Chrystopher, Financial Analyst at UFX.com’s Trading Support Center. Your Weekly Trading Review by UFX.com – Sunday, September 10, 2017 Here are some of the major financial events of the past week and how they affected the global financial markets: EUR/USD rose by 0.11%, closing at $1.2036. The GBP/USD increased by…

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SEC charges nine hackers and traders in Edgar hacking case
September 08, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Equifax announces cybersecurity incident involving consumer information

Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) has announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Based on the company's investigation, the unauthorized access occurred from mid-May through July 2017. The company has found no evidence of unauthorized…

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