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Equifax agrees to a settlement of up to $700 million for massive data breach

Equifax a couple of years ago had to disclose a massive hack that affected some 147 million people. Hackers were able to extract from Equifax’s...

Equifax agrees to a settlement of up to $700 million for massive data breach

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Equifax agrees to pay $700M after massive data breach SAN FRANCISCO — The Wall Street Journal says Equifax will pay around $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other pri...
10:17 2019-07-20

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record $650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday....
15:00 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in US data breach settlement Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement....
23:51 2019-07-22

Equifax to Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement Equifax struck a settlement of up to $700 million to resolve investigations and lawsuits stemming from its 2017 data breach that exposed the personal data of nearly 150 million Americans....
17:00 2019-07-22

Equifax Will Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement WASHINGTON — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information...
03:34 2019-07-23

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest-Ever Data Breach Settlement The agreement, which received preliminary approval Monday, would end an array of lawsuits and investigations stemming from the exposure of the sensitive information of more than 147 million people....
03:17 2019-07-23

Equifax reportedly close to $700 million data breach settlement Remember that time Equifax had a data breach and leaked an incredible amount of information -- addresses, social security numbers and even driver's licenses -- on more than 143 million people in ...
05:51 2019-07-20

Equifax's $700 million data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law with a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that could s...
22:17 2019-07-22

Equifax data breach settlement: Why you won’t get $125 The massive 2017 data breach at credit bureau Equifax doesn't guarantee you $125 compensation. You may be targeted by scammers instead.       ...
00:00 2019-08-01

What the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement Means for You Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million people in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 million to settle claims relating to the data breach....
03:17 2019-07-23

Equifax to pay $700m in data breach settlement After exposing the personal information of almost 150m consumers back in 2017, the credit reporting agency Equifax has reached a deal with US state and federal regulators in which it will pay $700m to...
22:17 2019-07-22

Equifax Agrees to Pay Data Breach Victims Up to $20,000 for Their Troubles Nearly two years after the catastrophic Equifax data breach of 2017 was announced, it looks like the company is readying to cough up damages to any of the 147 million people whose personal information...
23:34 2019-07-22

What does Equifax's $700M settlement over its data breach mean for you? Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
07:51 2019-07-23

Equifax settlement for data breach will only cost it $4 per person The reports of an impending Equifax settlement were true. The company has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, attorneys general and New York&...
19:51 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay at least $575 million in FTC settlement over security breach Equifax will pay at least $575 million in a settlement stemming from one of the biggest data security failures ever.       ...
20:34 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in FTC settlement over security breach Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
14:01 2019-07-22

Equifax data breach settlement: How to unfreeze your credit report As the largest-ever settlement for a data breach heads toward court approval, you may want to consider unfreezing your credit report. Here's how.       ...
07:51 2019-07-23

Equifax on the hot seat for running out of data breach settlement funds Even when making restitution to victims of its massive 2017 data breach, Equifax still can’t seem to avoid a mess. The credit reporting agency is now attracting a ton of scrutiny after the Feder...
07:34 2019-08-03

Equifax deal with FTC closes largest-ever settlement for a data breach Credit-reporting company Equifax will pay up to a record $650 million to settle US federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday. The lar...
21:51 2019-07-22

UPDATE 4-Equifax's $700 mln data breach settlement spurs calls for new rules Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law with a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that could sp...
21:01 2019-07-22

UPDATE 6-Equifax's $700 mln data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law during a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that was no...
00:00 2019-07-23

Equifax data breach settlement: How to file a claim for $125 or free credit reporting Equifax has set up a website and is now accepting claims for its 2017 data breach. The deadline to file a claim is Jan. 22, 2020.       ...
10:51 2019-07-25

Equifax to Pay Around $700 Million Related to Data Breach The credit-reporting firm is nearing a deal to settle a slew of state and federal investigations into a 2017 data breach that exposed nearly 150 million Americans’ Social Security numbers and other pe...
01:51 2019-07-20

Equifax could pay $700 million to settle with FTC over 2017 data breach, report says The 2017 Equifax data breach was one of the nation's largest breaches. Now it appears that Equifax could be close to settling with the FTC and states.       ...
03:34 2019-07-20

Equifax to pay $700 million over 2017 data breach, compensate consumers Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consu...
17:51 2019-07-22

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 million to settle U.S. data breach probes: WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to pay around $700 million to settle data breach probes with U.S. regulators and states, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing peo...
02:51 2019-07-20

U.S. Lawmakers Balk at $700 Million Equifax Fine, Renew Calls for a Federal Data Breach Law Several U.S. lawmakers have called for further action in the wake of a $700 settlement reached by state prosecutors with the credit bureau Equifax over its disastrous 2017 data breach.Read more......
02:17 2019-07-24

Equifax to pay up to $700M for 2017 data breach Credit reporting agency Equifax has agreed to pay at least $575 million over a data breach two years ago that affected nearly 150 million people, U.S. regulators said Monday....
21:01 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay up to $700M to U.S. over 2017 data breach Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the U.S. and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 150 million people....
20:01 2019-07-22

FTC outlines how to claim compensation for Equifax data breach The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday announced how customers affected by the 2017 Equifax data breach can receive compensation as a result of the agency's settlement....
04:51 2019-07-25

Factbox: Biggest U.S. data breach settlements before Equifax The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday that Equifax Inc. will pay up to $700 million for a data breach that exposed millions of consumers' personal information....
22:17 2019-07-22

Fund to compensate Equifax data breach victims set to run out Consumers rushing to collect $125 (£103) in compensation from Equifax after a major data breach could be disappointed, US regulators have warned....
12:00 2019-08-01

Equifax to pay $700m over breach that exposed data of 150m people Credit agency exposed social security numbers and other dataSettlement to provide up to $425m in relief to consumersEquifax will pay up to $700m to settle with the US and states over a 2017 data breac...
18:34 2019-07-22

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 mln to settle U.S. data-breach probes -WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to settle data breach probes by paying around $700 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:17 2019-07-20

Equifax Is Said to Be Close to Reaching Deal in Huge ’17 Data Breach The agreement, which calls for the company to pay around $650 million, is meant to resolve federal and state inquiries and consumer claims over the exposure of data of at least 145 million people....
03:17 2019-07-23

Equifax's $700 Million Settlement: How to Get Your Share Equifax Inc.’s $700 million settlement with federal and state regulators and with plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit provides for up to $425 million for the 147 million Americans affected by the bre...
03:51 2019-07-24

How to claim your share of the $700 million Equifax settlement Starting today, victims of the massive Equifax data breach — and chances are if you’re reading this, you’re one of them since 147 million people were affected — can finally get...
19:00 2019-07-31

How Equifax's $700 million settlement could end up compensating you for ID theft Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
20:34 2019-07-22

Lawyers representing consumers in the Equifax settlement could get up to $77.5 million. Is that fair? As is often the case in a class-action lawsuit settlement, consumers — the folks who bear the brunt of whatever corporate misdeed that is uncovered — get a pittance....
19:00 2019-08-08

Equifax to pay up to $700 million to settle state and federal investigations into 2017 security breach Equifax has agreed to pay $650 million to settle a series of state and federal investigations into a massive 2017 data breach that left more than 147 million Americans’ names, Social Security numbers,...
17:00 2019-07-22

Yahoo data-breach settlement: You’ll get $100, if you’re lucky Enlarge / A Yahoo logo on a smartphone. (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images ) People who had Yahoo accounts between 2012 and 2016 can now apply for a cash payment of $100, but the final amount you r...
13:34 2019-09-24

Facebook pays historic $5B fine and agrees to new privacy regulations as part of massive settlement After months of speculation, Facebook and the FTC agreed to a $5 billion fine for privacy violations, as well as new oversight on how the company handles user data....
22:34 2019-07-24

Equifax breach settlement: You're not getting that $125. Here's why. Equifax is warning consumers that it can't pay the full $125 to those who filed a claim instead of taking the free credit monitoring.       ...
00:00 2019-08-01

Arizona Attorney General: settlement reached in data breach PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s office says a settlement has been reached in the first health care data breach lawsuit involving numerous states. The office said Tuesday the deal w...
07:51 2019-06-05

Yahoo Could Pay Out $358 to Individual Users in Data Breach Settlement: Report If you live in the US or in Israel, had a Yahoo account between 2012 and 2016 and have got an email from Yahoo on the settlement claim over data breach, you could be eligible for $358 or more....
01:17 2019-10-10

Yahoo data breach settlement 2019: How to get up to $358 or free credit monitoring Yahoo users can now file a claim for a piece of the $117.5 million class action settlement related to data breaches between 2012 and 2016.       ...
23:17 2019-10-14

ANU incident report on massive data breach is a must-read The Australian National University has set a new standard for transparent data breach reporting. They didn't lose all 19 years of data, but they're no closer to understanding the attacker's motives....
04:34 2019-10-03

Motel 6 agrees to $10 million settlement over sharing guest lists with ICE Motel 6 has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over claims the budget chain routinely provided guest lists from properties in Arizona to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcemen...
06:34 2019-06-30

Mallinckrodt Agrees to $30 Million Settlement in Ohio Opioid Litigation Mallinckrodt said it had tentatively agreed to a settlement package worth $30 million to resolve opioid-crisis lawsuits brought by two Ohio counties, allowing the drugmaker to avoid a landmark trial n...
12:34 2019-09-07

Capital One Data Breach Compromises Data of Over 100 Million A software engineer, facing federal charges in Seattle, was accused of gaining access to 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 bank account numbers....
18:51 2019-07-31

Marriott faces £99m fine over massive customer data breach The Marriott International hotel chain is facing a £99m fine relating to a data breach that is believed to have affected around 339 million customers globally....
22:34 2019-07-09

ANU says blaming China for massive data breach is speculative and 'harmful' Despite an extensive incident report, Australian National University is unable to say who is behind the cyber-attackMedia reports blaming China for a massive data breach at the Australian National Uni...
16:34 2019-10-02

HSBC agrees to 300 million euro settlement of Belgian tax case, prosecutors say HSBC's Swiss private banking arm has agreed to pay nearly 300 million euros ($336 million) to settle a tax fraud case in Belgium, Belgian prosecutors said on Tuesday....
20:34 2019-08-06

The massive Capital One data breach may have affected Ford, Vodafone, and other companies REUTERS/ Brendan McDermid A massive data breach at Capital One exposed the personal information of 106 million customers. It looks like Capital One may just be the first of several potential data bre...
10:00 2019-08-01

IT firm manager arrested in massive Ecuador data breach case affecting 20M people Ecuador offiicals have arrested the general manager of IT consulting firm Novaestrat after a massive data breach exposed the personal information of more than 20 million individuals, including 6.7 mil...
11:17 2019-09-18

What you need to know about Capital One data breach affecting more than 100 million customers Consumers find themselves confronted with another data breach, this time involving Capital One. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.       ...
18:34 2019-07-31

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbe...
09:17 2019-06-04

DoorDash Says Data Breach Affected 4.9 Million People Food-delivery startup DoorDash said an unauthorized third party accessed user data in May, affecting roughly 4.9 million consumers, merchants and delivery people on its platform....
09:34 2019-09-28

DoorDash suffered a data breach, affecting nearly 5 million DoorDash says a data breach may have exposed the personal information of roughly 4.9 million customers, drivers and businesses.       ...
00:00 2019-09-27

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbe...
19:34 2019-06-03

Ecuador Investigates Data Breach of Some 20 Million People The trove of personal details was found on an unsecured server in Florida, though it was unclear whether anyone had gained access to the information....
18:17 2019-09-17

DoorDash data breach affects 4.9 million users Food-delivery service DoorDash said Thursday that hackers accessed the personal data of 4.9 million customers, workers and merchants on May 4 of this year....
06:00 2019-09-27

DoorDash investigating data breach that may affect nearly 5 million DoorDash says a data breach may have exposed the personal information of roughly 4.9 million customers, drivers and businesses.       ...
01:34 2019-09-27

Ecuador Investigates Data Breach of Up to 20 Million People The trove of personal details was found on an unsecured server in Florida, though it was unclear whether anyone had gained access to the information....
23:51 2019-09-17

Marriott faces $123 million UK fine over data breach Marriott might soon face a stiff penalty for the massive November 2018 data breach. The UK's Information Commissioner's Office plans to fine the hotel chain £99,200,396 (about $123.7 ...
17:00 2019-07-09

LabCorp data breach exposes information of 7.7 million consumers A day after Quest Diagnostics announced 12 million patients were affected by a data breach, LabCorp says its patients' data was also compromised.        ...
03:34 2019-06-05

British Airways Faces $230 Million Fine Over Data Breach A U.K. privacy watchdog has proposed a $230 million fine for the owner of British Airways—a potentially record, privacy-related penalty in Europe—alleging it failed to protect passenger data after a h...
12:34 2019-07-09

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its S...
18:51 2019-07-09

Marriott Takes $126 Million Charge Related to Data Breach Marriott International Inc. said Monday it booked a $126 million charge in the latest quarter tied to a massive data breach disclosed last year and lowered financial projections for the year....
06:34 2019-08-07

Quest Diagnostics announces possible data breach affecting almost 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics said the personal and medical information of nearly 12 million people, including their Social Security numbers, has potentially been breached....
04:34 2019-06-04

Lab Testing Giant Quest Diagnostics Says Data Breach May Have Hit Nearly 12 Million Patients Clinical lab testing titan Quest Diagnostics acknowledged in a press release on Monday that an “unauthorized user” had gained access to personal information on around 11.9 million customers, including...
10:51 2019-06-04

Seattle software tech arrested in Capital One data breach affecting 106 million A Seattle software engineer who used the screen name "erratic" has been arrested in the theft of account information on 106 million Capital One credit card applicants and customers....
20:17 2019-07-31

British Airways faces record $230 million GDPR fine over data breach British Airways is facing a record $230 million fine over a 2018 security breach that compromised the personal data of roughly 500,000 customers. Read More...
16:51 2019-07-08

DoorDash Breach Exposed the Private Data of 4.9 Million People, So Change Your Password DoorDash has announced that the personal data of 4.9 million people on its platform—including customers, dashers, and its merchants—has been compromised in a security breach. Now is a good time to cha...
01:34 2019-09-27

Nearly 50 million Instagram influencer accounts hit by data breach exposing their phone numbers and emails The contact details of nearly 50 million users of photo sharing site Instagram have been shared on a massive unsecured online database, according to reports....
21:34 2019-05-21

Lab-testing giant Quest Diagnostics just announced a data breach that could impact 11.9 million patients Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Clinical laboratory giant Quest Diagnostics said on Monday that there had been a breach of financial information on nearly 11.9 million patients. The breach occurred ...
23:17 2019-06-03

U.K. Privacy Regulator Shows Its Teeth: Fines British Airways Parent $230 Million for Data Breach British Airways parent International Consolidated Airlines Group said it would fight a hefty fine proposed by U.K. regulators for a cyberattack that exposed personal data of about half a million of th...
10:34 2019-07-08

New York Attorney General Launches Probe Into Capital One Data Breach That Affects 100 Million People Following news this week that a mammoth data breach affected the personal information of millions of Capital One users, and with an individual now arrested in connection to the incident, Attorney Gene...
19:51 2019-07-31

Massive leak exposed personal data belonging to 49 million Instagram users According to TechCrunch, an Instagram database containing the private information of 49 million members, was accidentally left exposed on Amazon Web Services. The database could have been viewed by an...
22:17 2019-05-21

FTC: You'll Probably Get Almost Nothing From the Equifax Settlement Ever the parade-rainer, the Federal Trade Commission announced today that with so many Equifax breach victims opting for cash payments instead of free credit monitoring, each one of them will likely o...
21:00 2019-07-31

FTC warns of Equifax settlement scams In the wake of Capital One’s data breach, the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams related to Equifax’s data breach. The FTC issued a tweet on Monday urging caution about fa...
00:34 2019-08-01

Proving you deserve $20,000 from the Equifax settlement will be nearly impossible Equifax will give consumers a range of options for monitoring their credit or making claims of fraud or data misuse, part of a $425 million restitution fund....
23:51 2019-07-22

Equifax settlement has already spawned deceptive websites The scammers are coming for you. If anyone calls or emails you about the settlement, do nothing until you verify the information with the FTC or your state or local consumer-protection office....
02:17 2019-08-03

FTC: 'Overwhelming' response to Equifax settlement may mean less money The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday said an "overwhelming" response to Equifax's monetary settlement for 2017's data breach means consumers may not receive the full $125 they expected....
01:34 2019-08-01

If You Asked for $125 from the Equifax Settlement, You Need to Verify Your Claim The process to claim your $125 payment from the Equifax breach settlement now has one more step. If you already filed your claim, you may have received an email over the weekend instructing you to pr...
02:34 2019-09-10

Beware of Equifax-Settlement Scam Sites A class-action settlement website is never going to win an award for being the most polished. These sites are often so rudimentary compared to the slick experience you had when you paid for a company’...
23:00 2019-08-06

Consumers must deal with more red tape to get cash from Equifax settlement If you were among the first to file a claim for the Equifax data breach settlement and were hoping for cash, new steps have been added to the process.       ...
07:00 2019-09-11

Why People Are Getting Money From the Equifax Deal But Not the Facebook Settlement In the span of just a few days, the federal government announced settlements relating to two massive privacy breaches that occurred over the last few years, fining Facebook $5 billion for mishandling ...
19:00 2019-07-31

Equifax settlement 2019: How to protect yourself beyond a credit freeze Putting a deep freeze on your three major credit reports is a good way to block fraudsters from opening loans in your name. But it’s incomplete.       ...
20:34 2019-07-22

Two years after huge Equifax breach, consumers are still too vulnerable to identity theft While the majority of survey respondents have taken at least 1 of 10 actions to help battle fraud, the most effective methods remained largely unused....
01:34 2019-09-07

Equifax breach impacted the online ID verification process at many US govt agencies Impacted agencies include the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Social Security Administration (SSA), the US Postal Service (USPS), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)....
15:17 2019-06-17

Equifax settlement claims: The FTC says watch out for fake websites trying to scam you Following the Equifax data breach, you can submit a claim to cover the cost of protecting yourself from identity theft, but be wary of scammers.       ...
18:34 2019-07-31

Equifax settlement includes more free credit reports but that won't prevent fraud Free credit reports are a good thing, but checking on your file won't do anything to prevent fraud from happening. Here are tips to stop it before it occurs....
21:34 2019-07-22

Warren calls for probe into whether FTC ‘misled’ Americans into thinking they’d receive $125 from Equifax settlement Not everyone is going to receive the money they might have expected out of a settlement between Equifax and state and federal regulators over its 2017 security breach....
22:00 2019-08-14

Cybersecurity vendor that protects firms from data breaches hit by data breach You know it’s a bad day for cybersecurity when a leading provider of internet firewall services that helps safeguard websites from malicious attacks suffers from a security breach of its own. Imperva,...
21:00 2019-08-28

Data breach reveals personal data of almost all of Ecuador Information including personal details such as names, addresses, national identity numbers and phone numbers has been compromised. The government has described the issue as a "major concern."...
03:51 2019-09-17

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion in FTC Settlement Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine and better police its data-privacy practices to settle a long-running federal investigation that has damaged the company’s standing with consumers and c...
15:51 2019-07-24

How to File a Claim for The Yahoo Breach Settlement With all the big corporate data breaches that have been discovered over the past few years, you might have forgotten about the one at Yahoo that exposed 500 million account passwords in 2016....
03:51 2019-09-20

Facebook agrees to pay $5bn in vast privacy settlement, insiders say FTC to claim company misled users about handling of their phone numbers as part of settlementThe Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce on Wednesday that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping se...
00:00 2019-07-24

Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel cheating Volkswagen said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian customers caught up in its global diesel emissions c...
07:51 2019-09-16

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automotive fluids and other waste items into regular trash...
02:34 2019-06-20

Blockchain startup agrees to $23M settlement over allegedly fraudulent tokens The US’ top financial watchdog has settled with Dallas-based blockchain startup Bitqyck Inc. over allegations it fraudulently sold shares of company stock to more than 13,000 buyers of its Bitqy crypt...
20:34 2019-08-30

Facebook Agrees to Pay Record $5 Billion Settlement in Privacy Investigation Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion to resolve a U.S. investigation into years of privacy violations, a settlement that increases the board of directors’ responsibility for protecting use...
16:51 2019-07-24

OxyContin maker agrees to tentative settlement for opioid case, attorneys say Purdue Pharma will pay up to $12 billion over time and the Sackler family will give up control of the company, sources say.       ...
02:34 2019-09-12

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement on opioid addiction cases A drugs firm accused of contributing to an opioid addiction crisis in the US has reached a preliminary agreement to settle lawsuits brought against it....
10:34 2019-09-13

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement in opioids case, plaintiffs' lawyers say Offer by company and Sackler family valued at up to $12bnCompany to fight opponents of deal in bankruptcy proceedingsPurdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has reached a tentative deal with about half...
00:00 2019-09-12

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege widespread sexual misconduct....
12:34 2019-07-19

Ohio city agrees to $450G settlement with Stormy Daniels over strip club arrest Officials in Columbus, Ohio, have agreed to a $450,000 settlement with Stormy Daniels over the adult film star's arrest at a strip club last year, the city said Friday....
07:34 2019-09-28

OxyContin maker agrees to tentative opioids settlement but it falls short of national deal Purdue Pharma will pay up to $12 billion over time and the Sackler family will give up control of the company, sources say.       ...
11:00 2019-09-12

Has Sky been hit with a data breach? Sky customers have been told to change their passwords immediately, raising fears that the company may have been hit by a data breach.Customers across the UK began receiving emails telling them to res...
13:00 2019-07-24

How to cut the cost of a data breach IBM's Wendi Whitmore explains why a data breach isn't a one-time cost and recommends cost-saving tips, which include having access to an incident response team....
15:00 2019-08-16

Explainer: What do you do after a data breach? A hacker has stolen the personal information of over 100 million people from Capital One Financial Corp , the company said this week, in the latest high-profile breach of sensitive consumer data....
17:51 2019-07-31

Nearly everyone in Ecuador is the victim of a data breach A massive data breach exposed sensitive data of nearly every individual in Ecuador. The breach impacted an estimated 20 million people -- for reference, Ecuador has a population of about 17 million. A...
17:17 2019-09-17

Poshmark reveals data breach Online clothing marketplace Poshmark has revealed that it has suffered a data breach.The site, which allows users in North America to buy and sell new or used clothes, shoes and accessories, has said ...
19:34 2019-08-02

What to Do When a Company Lies about a Data Breach Last week, online sneaker-trading platform StockX asked its users to reset their passwords due to “recently completed system updates on the StockX platform.” In actuality, the company suffered a large...
19:17 2019-08-05

Has Capital One Notified You About Its Data Breach? If you’re a Capital One customer, odds are good that you’re probably wrapped up in the company’s recent data breach—one that affected 106 million people (100 million in the U.S. and six million in Can...
21:17 2019-07-31

Flipboard hit by user data breach News aggregator service and mobile news app Flipboard has begun notifying users of a data breach in which hackers had access to its internal systems for over nine months.The company informed users of ...
03:51 2019-05-30

How to Protect Your Data After the Quest Diagnostics Breach If you’ve ever had an overdue bill at a Quest Diagnostics office, it’s time to be more vigilant about your financial records. Yep: there’s been yet another data breach....
20:34 2019-06-04

FTC data breach deal sets precedent Social Security, driver's license and credit card numbers were siphoned out of a DMS provider's directories associated with five dealership clients in 2016. One legal expert says the settlement with t...
06:51 2019-06-17

How to Protect Yourself in the 'Words with Friends' Data Breach Around 200 million players of the popular Words With Friends and Draw Something games from Zynga have had their accounts’ information stolen by “outside hackers,” as the company describes. While your ...
05:00 2019-10-04

MoviePass suffers major data breach Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass is the latest company to suffer a data breach after tens of thousands of customer card numbers and personal credit cards were left unsecured on a server tha...
20:34 2019-08-21

Capital One data breach fallout: How to protect yourself You can stop companies from sharing your credit history with a few clicks. Other tips: check bank statements, and change passwords immediately.       ...
18:34 2019-07-31

DoorDash confirms data breach affecting 4.9M Food delivery giant Doordash said it was hacked on Thursday in a breach that compromised data for nearly 5 million people. The San Francisco company said in a blog post Thursday that 4.9 million consu...
07:34 2019-09-27

CafePress Data Breach Shows Why You Should Use 'Have I Been Pwned' We literally just wrote about how it’s pretty crappy when companies lie to you about data breaches, and then CafePress rolls up and goes, “I can top that.”Read more......
20:00 2019-08-06

Doordash's Latest Data Breach: How to Protect Yourself Doordash is the latest of the “services you probably use, or at least have an account with” companies to suffer a large data breach. And while your passwords likely haven’t been compromised, it’s poss...
23:34 2019-09-27

CFRA Agrees to Buy ETF Data Provider First Bridge CFRA said the acquisition of First Bridge will allow the company to base its research on more in-house data instead of relying on third-party data providers....
20:51 2019-08-05

CoStar Agrees to Buy Hotel Data Firm STR CoStar, which has built a multibillion-dollar business out of selling commercial real estate data, is making its biggest push into the hotel business by agreeing to pay $450 million for one of the wor...
17:00 2019-10-01

Airbnb agrees to share data for over 17,000 NYC listings Airbnb and New York City are inching closer to making peace over data sharing. To start, the home rental outfit has reached an agreement to hand over semi-anonymized host and reservation data for ove...
04:01 2019-05-27

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 mln for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its St...
16:51 2019-07-09

BA faces £183m fine over passenger data breach ICO says personal data of 500,000 customers was stolen from website and mobile app British Airways is to be fined more than £183m by the Information Commissioner’s Office after hackers stole the perso...
13:34 2019-07-08

BA faces £183m fine over customer data breach The owner of British Airways is facing a fine of £183.4m after a data breach which saw personal details belonging to 500,000 people compromised....
10:51 2019-07-08

Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc on Thursday said it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on nearly 422,600 customers, making it the third healthcare company t...
17:17 2019-06-06

Australian National University hit by huge data breach Vice-chancellor says hack involved personal and payroll details going back 19 yearsThe Australian National University is in damage control after discovering a major data breach a fortnight ago in whic...
06:17 2019-06-04

Sock company Bombas fined over data breach Sock-maker Bombas has settled the most uncomfortable data-breach probe in the history of feet. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday announced that Bombas LLC — whose ads call their prod...
22:17 2019-06-06

How to check if your password was leaked in StockX data breach Last week, online sneaker marketplace StockX disclosed a major data breach that originally took place in May. The breach had exposed names, email addresses, shipping addresses, usernames, shoe sizes, ...
11:34 2019-08-12

CISOs believe data breach experience makes them more employable Over half of CISOs believe that experiencing a data breach makes them more attractive to potential employers according to a new survey from Optiv Security.To compile its new “State of the CISO&...
10:00 2019-09-24

UK's Pearson notifies thousands of U.S. students of data breach British education company Pearson Plc on Thursday said it has notified customers of a data breach that resulted in unauthorized access to about 13,000 school and university accounts, mainly in the Un...
04:00 2019-08-01

How to claim your $100 settlement if Yahoo leaked your data Data breaches are unfortunately commonplace these days, with some of the most devastating incidents affecting millions of people. Possibly the worst ever was the breach of Yahoo that happened over the...
01:34 2019-09-27

Clothing resale site Poshmark suffers data breach Clothing resale site Poshmark has been hacked. Data from users in the US, including full names, usernames, genders, email addresses, hashed passwords, clothing size preferences and social media profil...
01:51 2019-08-03

Seattle woman charged in Capital One breach may have data from other companies The Seattle software engineer, arrested Monday in connection with the theft of data from Capital One, may have stolen data from other entities.       ...
18:34 2019-07-31

British Airways faces $229M fine over data breach LONDON — British Airways is facing a $229 million fine over a breach that compromised information on half a million customers — the biggest penalty to date under new, tougher regulations and one that ...
00:00 2019-07-09

CafePress resets passwords months after reported data breach StockX isn't the only company that appears to have warned users about a data breach through password resets. T-shirt seller CafePress has been asking customers to choose new passwords as part of...
03:34 2019-08-06

Capital One data breach suspect may have hacked 30-plus companies, prosecutors say Federal prosecutors say a woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One may have hacked more than 30 other organizations.       ...
03:00 2019-08-15

UniCredit Investigating Data Breach Possibly Related to Capital One Italian bank UniCredit is investigating the possibility of a data breach that the lender believes could be related to a similar hacking incident at Capital One....
18:00 2019-07-31

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach CBP says photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how expanding surveillance efforts could imperil privacy....
03:17 2019-06-11

Capital One data breach suspect seeks release from jail Paige Thompson, a talented computer programmer from Seattle who goes by the online handle "erratic," was arrested last month after the FBI said she obtained personal information from more than 100 mil...
07:00 2019-08-21

E3 data breach leaks info for thousands of registered journalists Thanks to a staggering bit of negligence on the part of the organization that manages E3, the last and worst "leak" this year affects people from the media who covered the event. As pointed out on You...
16:34 2019-08-03

LabCorp Expects Little Impact From Data Breach at Billing Vendor Laboratory Corp. of America has been scanning the dark web for any signs of its customers’ personal data since learning of a data breach at an outside bill-collection agency last week, but so far hasn...
01:17 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc said on Thursday it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on about 422,600 customers, making it the third healthcare company to...
21:17 2019-06-06

Yahoo To Compensate Users In US, Israel For Data Breach: Report If you live in the US or in Israel, had a Yahoo account between 2012 and 2016 and have got an email from Yahoo on the settlement claim over data breach, you could be eligible for $358 or more....
16:17 2019-10-09

Singapore updates guidelines on data breach notification, accountability Expected to be included as part of the upcoming amendment to the country's data protection law, the new guidelines state businesses take no more than 30 days to investigate a suspected breach and noti...
12:00 2019-05-22

Fingerprints and facial recognition data exposed in major breach More than one million fingerprints and a host of usernames and passwords have been exposed on an unsecured database hosted by a security platform that lists the Metropolitan Police among its clients....
19:34 2019-08-14

Malindo Air identifies employees of e-commerce contractor behind data breach Two rogue employees of e-commerce services provider GoQuo have been blamed for a security breach that compromised the personal data of Malindo Air and Thai Lion Air passengers, which was hosted on Ama...
07:34 2019-09-24

Two charged with terrorism over Bulgaria's biggest data breach: lawyer Prosecutors have charged two workers at a cyber security company with terrorism as part of an investigation into Bulgaria's biggest-ever data breach, a lawyer for the defendants said on Wednesday....
21:51 2019-07-24

Most Singapore firms experienced data breach, worried over 5G deployments Some 96% of companies in the country admit to experiencing a data breach over the past year, with 98% expressing security concerns involving digital transformation initiatives and 5G network deploymen...
08:00 2019-10-01

In systemic breach, hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial data Bulgaria's finance minister apologized to the country on Tuesday after admitting hackers had stolen millions of taxpayers' financial data in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nea...
19:17 2019-07-16

Cybersecurity giant Symantec plays down unreported breach of test data Hacker accessed passwords and list of purported clients, including Australian government agencies – but company says these were only demonstration accountsThe American cybersecurity giant Symantec has...
20:17 2019-06-13

Online sneaker reseller StockX faces lawsuit over data breach StockX is now facing legal action over a data breach that led to the theft of more than 6.8 million customer records. A class-action lawsuit filed in US District Court this week alleged that the onlin...
19:00 2019-08-21

Colombia orders Uber to improve data security after 2016 breach Colombia has given ride-hailing app Uber Technologies Inc four months to improve its data security, the commerce regulator said on Tuesday, after a 2016 data breach affected more than 260,000 of the S...
21:34 2019-07-23

Los Angeles police: personal data of thousands of officers stolen in breach More than 17,000 applicants also affected in breach of city’s personnel departmentThe personal information of 2,500 Los Angeles police department officers and 17,500 people who had applied to join the...
19:00 2019-07-31

Regulators fine British Airways record $230M for data breach The British government said Monday it will fine British Airways a record $230 million for a security breach that affected the personal data of about 500,000 customers a year ago....
18:34 2019-07-08

MoviePass data breach leaves credit card numbers open Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass is the latest company to suffer a data breach after tens of thousands of customer card numbers and personal credit cards were left unsecured on a server tha...
02:34 2019-08-22

Worried About the Capital One Data Breach? Do These 4 Things to Make Sure Your Information Is Secure A Seattle woman was arrested Monday in connection with a massive Capital One data breach affecting 100 million people in the U.S. and 6 million people in Canada. This occurred just days after credit b...
21:00 2019-07-31

British Airways receives record fine for passenger data breach The UK's Information Commissioner's Office has slapped British Airways with a massive fine over a data breach that saw customer credit card data get stolen. It is the largest fine the office has ever ...
11:17 2019-07-08

More than 12M people may be affected by latest medical data breach. Why those patients are now vulnerable Having medical data stolen makes the nearly 12 million consumers affected by the breach especially vulnerable targets for identity theft.        ...
06:00 2019-06-07

British Airways gets hammered with a record £183m fine for data breach The ICO has penalized British Airways with a record fine of £183 million for a data breach that occurred last year.The incident came to light last September, when British Airways revealed that a ...
00:34 2019-07-09

Slack resets tens of thousands of passwords following 2015 data breach Tens of thousands of Slack users will have to change their passwords after the company learned new details about a 2015 data breach. If you created your account before March of that year, haven't...
20:00 2019-07-18

Police raid cybersecurity firm over Bulgaria's biggest data breach Police investigating Bulgaria's biggest-ever data breach have detained a manager of a cybersecurity company, raided its offices and seized computers, they said on Wednesday....
13:34 2019-07-24

LabCorp Patient Data Affected in Breach of Collection Firm's Systems Medical-testing giant Laboratory Corp. of America said 7.7 million of its patients may be affected by the same data breach at a collections firm that also did business with Quest Diagnostics Inc....
10:17 2019-06-05

Online sneaker marketplace failed to come clean about 6.8M record data breach StockX — a popular online marketplace for sneakerheads and streetwear aficionados to trade apparel — is the latest company to fall victim to a massive data breach affecting millions of its users. As i...
15:51 2019-08-05

Marriott fined $123m for 2018 data breach that hit 339m customers Hot on the heels of British Airways, international hotel group Marriott is set to face the wrath of the UK‘s data privacy regulator. The country’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said it plans...
11:17 2019-07-10

Capital One data breach: Amazon Web Services is backbone for Netflix, NASA and others AWS provides the server and backup cloud services for many top firms, from Netflix, Samsung and GE to the Dept. of Defense, state of Arizona and NASA.       ...
18:34 2019-07-31

DoorDash leaves door open for data breach, affecting 4.9M people It’s that time to change your passwords again. Popular on-demand food delivery platform DoorDash has confirmed a data breach affecting 4.9 million customers, workers, and merchants. The data was acces...
12:00 2019-09-27

Italy's UniCredit says carrying out own probe in relation to Capital One data breach Italy's biggest bank by assets UniCredit said on Wednesday it was carrying out its own investigation in relation to a major data breach at capital one Financial Corp....
17:51 2019-07-31

Egypt agrees to pay Israel $500 million to end gas dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas. A statement from Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry said th...
17:34 2019-06-17

Ransomware gang breach data backup software used by hundreds of US dental offices Hundreds of dental offices across the US have been crippled by a ransomware attack targeting a remote data backup service offered by a third-party. PerCSoft and Digital Dental Record (DDR) — the two W...
20:34 2019-08-30

Capital One data breach shows why it shouldn't be a tech company that does banking What's in your wallet? Banks hold even more sensitive information than most tech outfits. But many financial institutions don’t seem to care: Our view       ...
05:34 2019-08-08

DoorDash data breach that affected 4.9M users draws class action suit At least one of the DoorDash users who claims she is among the nearly 5 million people affected by a massive data theft wants to take a bite out of the food delivery giant. On Friday, a Queens woman f...
13:00 2019-10-05

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users of its digital assistant technology....
13:34 2019-07-13

UniCredit says no evidence of any customer data breach after Capital One case-memo to staff UniCredit has found no evidence so far of any customer data having been accessed or compromised in relation to a major data breach at Capital One Financial Corp , the bank said in a memo to staff on ...
23:34 2019-08-01

Blood-testing firm Quest Diagnostics says data breach may have exposed 12M patients The world's largest blood-testing firm said Monday a security breach has compromised the sensitive personal information of nearly 12 million patients....
22:17 2019-06-03

Paige Thompson, Capital One data breach suspect, remaining jailed before trial Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer who goes by the online alias "erratic," has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people and to get herself killed by police, prosecutors said...
19:00 2019-08-23

Data breach exposes personal information of thousands of LAPD officers and applicants A data breach into the Los Angeles Personnel Department exposed the information of thousands of LAPD officers and applicants.       ...
18:34 2019-07-31

Medical data stolen in Quest breach makes patients very vulnerable, experts say Having medical data stolen makes the nearly 12 million consumers affected by the breach especially vulnerable targets for identity theft.        ...
01:00 2019-06-07

Phishing attack: Students' personal information stolen in university data breach University says it has fallen victim to a "a sophisticated and malicious phishing attack" -- and students are being warned to look out for suspicious emails....
14:51 2019-07-23

Bulgarian tax agency breach may have compromised 5 million people Bulgaria's government is dealing with a massive security breach that might have affected almost all adult residents' information. According to Reuters, the country's finance minister ha...
09:34 2019-07-17

DoorDash security breach affects nearly 5 million users DoorDash announced today that it suffered a security breach that affected 4.9 million users. According to the company, on May 4th, 2019, an unauthorized third-party gained access to information belong...
11:00 2019-09-27

Walmart Agrees to Pay $282 Million to Settle Bribery Investigation The settlement ends an inquiry into the retailer’s dealings with government officials in Brazil, Mexico, India and China, which came after a New York Times report in 2012....
21:17 2019-06-20

Ben Simmons agrees to 5-year, $170 million max extension with 76ers Simmons has only played two seasons but has averaged 16.4 points, 8.5 rebounds and 7.9 assists over the course of his career in Philadelphia.       ...
07:34 2019-07-16

Capital One data breach exposes info of 106M customers, applicants; suspect arrested Capital One Financial Corp., the fifth-largest U.S. credit-card issuer, said Monday that a hacker accessed the personal information of approximately 106 million card customers and applicants, one of t...
19:00 2019-07-31

GDPR: British Airways faces record £183m fine for customer data breach Information Commissioner's Office intends to fine airline for “poor security arrangements” - British Airways says it's “surprised and disappointed” by planned penalty....
13:00 2019-07-08

Quest Diagnostics Says 11.9 Million Patients Possibly Affected by Breach Quest Diagnostics said the billing collections firm it works with experienced a data breach on its web payment platform that may have affected 11.9 million patients....
14:34 2019-06-03

Draymond Green agrees to four-year, $99.7 million extension with Warriors With free agency looming next year, Draymond Green is sticking with the Golden State Warriors, agreeing to a four-year, $99.7 million extension.       ...
18:51 2019-08-03

Google agrees to pay $13 million in Street View privacy case Google has agreed to pay a $13 million settlement that could resolve a class-action lawsuit over the company's collection of people's private information through its Street View project....
18:34 2019-07-23

Ezekiel Elliott agrees to 6-year, $90 million extension with Cowboys After all that posturing, the back-and-forth about missing games, Ezekiel Elliott and the Cowboys have agreed on a contract extension. The two-time Pro Bowl running back, who had held out the entire s...
16:00 2019-09-04

Google Agrees to Pay Up to $200 Million to Settle FTC Youtube Investigation: Report The Federal Trade Commission is fining Google between $150 million and $200 million to settle the whole debacle with its subsidiary, YouTube, allegedly breaking children’s privacy law, Politico first ...
13:00 2019-08-31

KPMG Agrees to Pay $50 Million Penalty Tied to Misconduct Allegations KPMG has agreed to pay the SEC a $50 million fine related to allegations that former employees got an unlawful sneak peek at regulators’ plans to inspect its work and auditors at the firm cheated on i...
18:51 2019-06-17

Columbia Gas to pay $143 million to Mass. communities in explosions settlement More than 10,000 residential homes and businesses in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover suffered losses in fatal incident last year that included numerous explosions and fires....
02:01 2019-08-01

State Street to Pay $88 Million Settlement for Overcharging Clients State Street Corp. agreed to pay $88 million to settle the top U.S. securities regulator’s allegations that the custody bank overcharged its investment-firm clients....
00:51 2019-06-28

Microsoft Will Pay Out $26 Million in Settlement Over Hungarian Bribery Scheme Microsoft will pay out $26 million in a settlement to resolve charges that its staff bribed government officials in Hungary, the Washington Post reported on Monday, with President and Chief Legal Offi...
14:17 2019-07-23

JPMorgan pays $5 million in settlement over paternity leave JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay the biggest recorded settlement in a US parental leave discrimination case. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
22:17 2019-05-30

Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 million settlement over LBO Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former officers and directors of Tribune Co have reached a $200 million settlement resolving allegations of fraudulent transactions related to the media comp...
01:34 2019-06-13

Chris Soules to Pay $2.5 Million in Fatal Car Crash Settlement Chris Soules is paying the price for his part in a fatal car crash that killed a 66-year-old man. According to a settlement and release agreement obtained by WeAreIowa.com, Chris and his......
18:51 2019-05-22

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment agrees to acquire Echo Fox's LCS slot for $30.25 million Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, owner of Arsenal, the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Gladiators, has agreed to a deal that will see it acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot...
07:34 2019-07-24

WR Michael Thomas agrees to record-setting $100 million deal with Saints WR Michael Thomas' holdout is over, and he's seeing dollar signs, agreeing to a five-year, $100 million contract with Saints, according to reports.       ...
02:17 2019-08-01

Wells Fargo Agrees to Settle Auto Insurance Suit for $386 Million The deal would resolve a case brought by customers who took out car loans and were forced to pay for unnecessary auto insurance without their knowledge....
02:34 2019-06-08

U.S. agrees to sell $39 million of anti-tank weapons to Ukraine: source Ukraine has agreed to buy 150 Javelin anti-tank missiles, in a deal worth $39 million, a U.S. congressional aide said on Tuesday, referring to a purchase that is separate from U.S. aid at the center o...
01:00 2019-10-02

U.S. agrees to sell $39 million of anti-tank weapons to Ukraine-source Ukraine has agreed to buy 150 Javelin anti-tank missiles, in a deal worth $39 million, a U.S. congressional aide said on Tuesday, referring to a purchase that is separate from U.S. aid at the center o...
23:00 2019-10-01

Exxon agrees to $1 million fine over 2011 Yellowstone River oil spill Exxon Mobil Corp has agreed to pay a $1 million civil penalty to settle U.S. charges involving a 2011 pipeline rupture that spilled oil into the Yellowstone River in Montana....
19:17 2019-06-05

MoviePass reveals customer data breach, adding latest stupid insult to a mountain of idiotic injuries “Insult to injury” is one of those phrases that gets tossed around a lot in certain circles, enough that it can often feel diluted when the time to truly deploy it finally arrives. Which leaves us wit...
06:34 2019-08-22

UBS switches stance with plan to offer $113 million tax settlement in Italy UBS looks set to agree a 100 million euro ($113 million) settlement of a money laundering and tax case in Italy within the next few weeks, according to people familiar with the matter, in contrast to ...
17:17 2019-06-07

Nexus 6P owners still have time to claim their share of a $9.75 million settlement Back in April, we told you that Google and Huawei had agreed to pay Nexus 6P owners $9.75 million to settle a class action suit. The plaintiffs complained that their phones suffered from boot looping ...
06:51 2019-06-08

Another $860 million recovered for Madoff customers in Kingate settlement: trustee The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff's firm on Wednesday said another $860 million may soon be returned to the swindler's customers, under a settlement with offshore funds that......
22:17 2019-07-17

Gene testing firm gets 25-year ban in $42.6 million kickback settlement A New Orleans-based genetics testing company and its three principals will pay $42.6 million to resolve charges they defrauded the federal government by paying kickbacks for referrals and billing for ...
08:51 2019-10-10

Lawyers seek $26 million in Volkswagen U.S. fuel economy settlement Lawyers for owners of 98,000 Volkswagen AG U.S. vehicles that had fuel economy labels that overstated efficiency will ask a U.S. judge for $26 million in attorney's fees and costs, court documents sh...
20:34 2019-09-02

U.S. appeals court upholds $210 million Hyundai-Kia gas mileage settlement By an 8-3 vote on Thursday, in a case closely watched by class-action lawyers, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said vehicle drivers had enough in common to let them settle as a group....
03:17 2019-06-07

Neil Armstrong’s Death, and a Stormy, Secret $6 Million Settlement The astronaut’s sons contended that incompetent medical care had cost him his life, and threatened to go public. His widow says she wanted no part of the payout....
00:34 2019-07-24

‘Heartbroken’: Weinstein Accusers Say $44 Million Settlement Lets Him Off the Hook Two actresses who have sued the movie producer said they would not sign on, jeopardizing the proposed deal. Others expressed anger and disappointment....
02:51 2019-05-25

Las Vegas massacre survivors, families reach $735 million settlement with MGM Survivors and family of 58 people who were slain in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history have reached a settlement of at least $735 million with MGM Resorts, a law firm representing the ...
21:00 2019-10-03

SEC: Florida businessman agrees to proposed judgment in $27 million 'lucrative market manipulation' Florida businessman Barry Honig agreed to a proposed judgment with the SEC in a case it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," according to Monday filings....
00:51 2019-06-18

Michigan State Agrees To Pay $4.5 Million Fine For Failing To Stop Larry Nassar Michigan State has agreed to pay a $4.5 million fine for its failure to protect students from Larry Nassar, a former school employee and former doctor to the USA Gymnastics national team, who is now s...
00:00 2019-09-06

Google agrees to $550 million fine in France to settle fiscal fraud probe Google agreed to pay a 500 million euro ($548 million) fine in France to settle a fiscal fraud probe that began four years ago, the financial prosecutor's office said on Thursday....
17:00 2019-09-12

Deutsche Bank to pay Vestia 175 million euros settlement in derivatives suit Dutch housing cooperation Vestia said on Friday Deutsche Bank would pay it 175 million euros ($197 million) to settle claims the German bank had improperly sold it interest rate derivatives....
17:00 2019-07-12

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
03:34 2019-05-27

$44 Million Civil Settlement Reportedly in Works in Harvey Weinstein Case Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $44 million deal to settle claims brought against him by women accusing him of sexual harassment, creditors to his now-defunct movie stu...
06:01 2019-05-24

Harvey Weinstein close to reaching reported $44 million settlement with accusers A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
06:17 2019-05-24

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
20:17 2019-05-24

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Johnson....
20:51 2019-06-27

U.S. appeals court saves $210 million Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy estimates were i...
02:51 2019-06-07

Las Vegas massacre survivors, families reach $735 million settlement with hotel Survivors and family of 58 people who were slain in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history have reached a settlement of at least $735 million with MGM Resorts, a law firm representing the ...
18:00 2019-10-03

$44 million settlement reportedly close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
08:34 2019-05-24

Toys R Us workers win $2 million severance settlement year after stores closed A judge approved the settlement for 33,000 former Toys R Us employees who lost their jobs last year when the toy chain closed all stores.       ...
03:01 2019-06-28

Sons of Stephon Clark, Who Was Killed by Police, Will Receive $2.4 Million Settlement The city of Sacramento agreed to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of Mr. Clark, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by officers in 2018....
06:17 2019-10-11

Michael Avenatti is sued for allegedly siphoning paraplegic's $4 million settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a $...
21:17 2019-06-13

Stephon Clark’s Sons Reach $2.4 Million Settlement Over Police Killing The city of Sacramento agreed to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of Mr. Clark, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by officers in 2018....
20:17 2019-10-11

Canada offers C$900 million settlement to victims of sexual misconduct in military The Canadian government has made a C$900 million cash offer to settle lawsuits by victims of sexual harassment, sexual assault and gender-based discrimination in Canada's military....
21:17 2019-07-19

Major data breach puts all Ecuadorans - including Julian Assange - at risk of identity theft, security firm warns The entire population of Ecuador – including Julian Assange, who spent years living at the country’s embassy in London -- might now be at risk of identity theft after a trove of personal data was foun...
23:17 2019-09-17

Google to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes in France, boosting settlement to 1 billion Google said on Thursday it agreed to pay 465 million euros in additional taxes to French authorities, boosting the total settlement to end a fiscal fraud probe in the country to nearly 1 billion....
17:00 2019-09-12

Harvey Weinstein Reaches $44 Million Settlement With Sexual Misconduct Accusers: Report Harvey Weinstein has tentatively reached a $44 million civil agreement with his sexual misconduct accusers, former business partners and other entities, according to a new report from The Wall......
19:17 2019-05-24

U.S. court voids $65 million settlement tied to Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme A federal appeals court on Monday threw out a settlement requiring insurers to pay $65 million to a court-appointed receiver for companies once run by Allen Stanford, the Texas financier serving a 110...
02:34 2019-06-18

Hospital paid Neil Armstrong's family $6 million settlement after his death His family publicly said he suffered complications from surgery. But his sons privately claimed Mercy Health made a string of lethal mistakes.        ...
02:34 2019-07-24

NCAA's $208.7 million in legal settlement money finally reaching athletes' mailboxes More than 43,000 athletes are receiving money from a $208 million settlement of a lawsuit against the NCAA and 11 conferences.       ...
00:34 2019-10-05

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of its opioid painkillers contributed to a public health...
19:51 2019-05-26

Cisco to Pay $8.6 Million in Settlement Over Vulnerabilities in Video Surveillance Software It Sold to Feds, States Cisco Systems has agreed to an $8.6 million settlement with the federal government stemming from allegations it “improperly sold video surveillance software with known vulnerabilities to U.S. federal ...
06:00 2019-08-01

Massive South American blackout, 44 million without power A massive blackout left more than 44 million people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay Sunday morning after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid...
20:01 2019-06-16

Neil Armstrong's family received $6 million in malpractice settlement 2 years after astronaut's death: report An Ohio hospital agreed to pay $6 million to Neil Armstrong’s surviving family members to settle allegations that medical malpractice after an emergency heart surgery caused the astronaut’s death, a r...
11:17 2019-07-24

Paint makers reach $305 million settlement in California, ending marathon lead poisoning lawsuit After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to mitigate poisoning dangers still present in ol...
00:00 2019-07-18

Germany mulls funding massive €800 million reforestation effort With German forests in crisis, the agriculture minister has urged a rescue effort that could cost up to €800 million to complete. Authorities are struggling against invasive insects, chronic drought a...
19:00 2019-09-25

Family Receives $6.75 Million Settlement for Terrill Thomas, Who Died in Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke's Jail In what’s been declared the largest jail death settlement in the history of Wisconsin, Milwaukee County has paid nearly $7 million to the family of Terrill Thomas, who died of dehydration in his cell ...
02:00 2019-05-30

44 million people in South America without power after massive system failure It was unclear how many people had been affected by the blackout, but the South American countries have a combined population of more than 45 million....
19:17 2019-06-16

Rangers, Jacob Trouba agree to massive seven-year, $56 million deal Jacob Trouba and the Rangers will be together for a long time. The team announced it had agreed to terms with the recently acquired blueliner on Friday. The Post’s Brett Cyrgalis confirmed the c...
22:51 2019-07-19

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs thes...
14:32 2019-05-21

The Lion King Smashes Past $500 Million Worldwide Thanks to Massive Weekend The Lion King has smashed through the $500-million milestone in 10 days of release, as it added $460.8 million at the worldwide box office over the past weekend. In India, it made Rs. 65.19 crores......
10:17 2019-07-23

Asteroid dust may have triggered massive explosion of life on Earth 466 million years ago Nearly half a billion years ago, there was a huge explosion of species development on Earth, causing the biodiversity of animals to increase dramatically -- but the true cause of that event has remain...
09:17 2019-09-19

Johnson & Johnson Agrees to Settle Ohio Opioid Lawsuits for $20.4 Million Johnson & Johnson said it has agreed to a $20.4 million deal to avoid a coming trial accusing the company of helping spark an opioid-addiction crisis in two Ohio counties....
05:34 2019-10-02

Canadian Utilities agrees to sell Canadian power business for $835 million Canadian Utilities Ltd said on Monday it has agreed to sell its entire Canadian fossil fuel-based electricity generation portfolio for about $835 million, ending a strategic process for the assets tha...
17:34 2019-05-27

A massive $70 million Netflix deal may finally lure Eddie Murphy back to stand-up comedy For years, veteran comics like Neal Brennan and Chris Rock have lamented the fact that Eddie Murphy has been on a prolonged hiatus from the stand-up game. Though Murphy never addressed his absence fro...
03:51 2019-07-20

Johnson & Johnson Reaches $20.4 Million Settlement in Bellwether Opioids Case The drugmaker will pay $10 million in the case, plus additional contributions worth $10.4 million, to avoid going to trial in two Ohio counties for its role in the crisis....
09:00 2019-10-02

Johnson & Johnson reaches $20.4 million settlement in huge opioid case The health-care giant would pay two Ohio counties $10 million, reimburse $5 million in legal fees and direct $5.4 million to opioid-related programs....
17:00 2019-10-02

Johnson & Johnson agree £16.6 million settlement over opioid epidemic Drugs giant Johnson & Johnson has made a $20.4 million (£16.6 million) settlement with two American local authorities to avoid going to trial over the U.S. opioid epidemic....
18:00 2019-10-02

THE DATA BREACHES REPORT: The strategies companies are using to protect their customers, and themselves, in the age of massive breaches BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Ov...
13:17 2019-07-04

Around 12 million children may never see a classroom, UN data reveals New data published by the United Nations cultural agency on Friday, reveals that without taking urgent measures, around 12 million young children will never set foot inside a school, with girls facing...
20:00 2019-09-13

Biometric data of a million users leaked Security researchers have discovered a huge collection of unsecured biometric credentials and personal information including the fingerprint data of over one million people.The discovery was made by r...
20:00 2019-08-14

KPMG to pay $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLC has agreed to pay a $50 million penalty over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the ...
18:00 2019-06-17

5 Million Bulgarians Have Their Personal Data Stolen in Hack The data of more than five million people was stolen from Bulgaria’s tax agency. Someone emailed a claim of responsibility to news outlets, writing, “The state of your cybersecurity is a parody.”...
06:34 2019-07-18

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and others.Read More...
21:34 2019-06-05

Still available via Google Analytics: Data slurped from 4 million browsers Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Six days after Ars revealed an online service selling links to tax returns, prescription refills, and reams of other sensitive information collected from more...
23:34 2019-07-24

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the company said Monday....
22:51 2019-06-03

Matillion raises $35 million to transform data in the cloud Matillion, a U.K.-based data transformation toolkit provider, has rasied $35 million in fresh capital following a year of triple-digit growth.Read More...
15:51 2019-06-04

Data breaches now cost companies an average of $1.41 million IT security budgets now average $18.9 million, up from $8.9 million, with savings credited to internal cybersecurity, according to new Kaspersky report....
06:00 2019-10-02

Near nabs $100 million for big data insights into people and places Near, an AI-powered platform that crunches mobility data from 1.6 billion devices globally to deliver insights on human behavior, has raised $100 million.Read More...
19:00 2019-07-16

Facebook to pay $100 million to settle with SEC over misuse of user data Facebook Inc agreed to pay a $100 million fine to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it misled investors for more than two years about the misuse of its users' data, t...
16:34 2019-07-24

RedPoint raises $13.5 million to analyze customer data with AI RedPoint Global, a startup developing AI-imbued marketing software for business-to-consumer companies, has raised $13.5 million in venture capital.Read More...
15:34 2019-09-25

Data of 218 Million Words With Friends Players Allegedly Stolen A popular hacker claims he has stolen personal records of over 200 million Words With Friends game players. The breach affects both Android and iOS users....
01:00 2019-10-02

RapidSOS raises $25 million more to furnish first responders with emergency data RapidOS, a startup developing technology that furnishes first responders with enhanced emergency data, has raised $25 million in a series B extension.Read More...
01:17 2019-10-09

Google's YouTube to pay $170 million penalty for collecting data on kids Google, which is owned by Alphabet Inc , and its YouTube video service will pay $170 million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collecting personal information about children, the Fede...
19:00 2019-09-04

DoorDash hack spills loads of data for 4.9 million people Enlarge (credit: DoorDash) A hack on food-delivery service DoorDash leaked the personal data of 4.9 million customers, delivery workers, and merchants, the company revealed on Thursday. The breach t...
16:00 2019-09-27

Google To Pay $170 Million Fine For Sharing Children's Data On YouTube Google agreed to pay a $170 million fine to settle charges that it illegally collected and shared data from children on its YouTube video service without consent of parents, US officials announced......
20:34 2019-09-04

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine by UK Watchdog for Data Hack The massive breach of Marriott reservation databases could lead to a GBP 99 million ($124 million) fine under the General Data Protection Regulation....
18:17 2019-07-10

FDA says some data testing Novartis' $2 million gene therapy was manipulated The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis' more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated, but the agency believes the treatmen...
00:34 2019-08-07

KPMG fined $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLP has agreed to pay a $50 million fine over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the U.S...
20:51 2019-06-17

DoorDash hack leaks data of 4.9 million customers, restaurants Meal delivery service DoorDash Inc said on Thursday there was a data breach and information related to 4.9 million customers, delivery executives and restaurants may have been leaked....
07:00 2019-09-27

Aera raises $80 million to extract and augment enterprise data San Francisco-based Aera (formerly FusionOps) has raised $80 million to develop data processing and augmentation products powered by machine learning.Read More...
20:34 2019-06-27

Panoramic raises $35 million to unify and model marketing data Panoramic, a startup developing a robust marketing data modeling and analytics solution, today emerged from stealth with $35 million in funding.Read More...
20:34 2019-09-12

Waycare raises $7.25 million to improve city traffic using AI and big data Waycare helps city planners make better-informed traffic-management decisions by tapping historical and real-time data inputs from myriad sources.Read More...
14:34 2019-10-04

U.S. FDA says some data testing Novartis' $2 million gene therapy was manipulated The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis' more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated, but the agency believes the treatmen...
03:00 2019-08-07

Group dating service 3Fun exposed data for 1.5 million users Yet another dating service is learning about the dangers of data vulnerablilities. Pen Test Partners discovered that threesome-oriented app 3Fun left 1.5 million users' data exposed, including p...
21:00 2019-08-09

Canadian lender Desjardins says personal data of 2.9 million members breached Canadian lender Desjardins Group said on Thursday an unauthorized use of internal data by an employee led to breach of personal information including social insurance number, address and details of ba...
01:01 2019-06-21

Words With Friends player data allegedly stolen for 218 million users A hacker claims to have hacked Zynga's Words With Friends social mobile game, gaining access to a database of information on more than 218 million users.Read More...
02:00 2019-10-01

Immigration court backlog exceeds 1 million cases, data group says The immigration court backlog now exceeds 1 million cases, according to Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, which tracks immigration court data....
12:51 2019-09-19

More than 1 million people had their fingerprint data exposed by a huge security hole The easiest thing you can do to protect yourself after a data breach is to change the exposed password, preferably to something unique and more secure than the previous one. However, if hackers steal ...
04:34 2019-08-15

Lacework raises $42 million to protect cloud environments from data breaches Mountain View cloud cybersecurity provider Lacework has raised $42 million in venture capital, bringing its total raised to over $70 million.Read More...
20:34 2019-09-12

Acronis raises $147 million for tools that back up, protect, and restore data Backup and recovery solutions provider Acronis has raised $147 million in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs, valuing the company at $1 billion.Read More...
23:17 2019-09-18

Hacker ID’d as former Amazon employee steals data of 106 million people from Capital One Enlarge (credit: Tdorante10) A systems engineer identified in media reports as a former Amazon employee has been arrested on charges that she hacked into Capital One’s network and stole sensitive da...
17:51 2019-07-31

YouTube Fined $170 Million for Collecting Kids’ Data Without Parental Consent (WASHINGTON) — Google’s video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children’s personal data without their parents’ consent. The Federal T...
18:00 2019-09-04

British Airways faces record $230 million fine over data theft British Airways-owner IAG is facing a record $230 million fine for the theft of data from 500,000 customers from its website last year under tough new data-protection rules policed by the UK's Informa...
11:51 2019-07-08

GV leads $60 million investment in Ethos for data-driven life insurance Alphabet's investment arm GV has led a $60 million investment in Ethos, a life insurance platform that uses big data and predictive analytics.Read More...
20:00 2019-08-27

Amazon open-sources its Topical Chat data set of over 4.7 million words Amazon today released a data set -- the Topical Chat data set -- intended to help support high-quality research in the field of dialogue systems.Read More...
03:17 2019-09-18

Database leaks data on most of Ecuador's citizens, including 6.7 million children Elasticsearch server leaks personal data on Ecuador's citizens, their family trees, and children, but also some users' financial records and car registration information....
11:17 2019-09-16

Recorded Future, just sold for $780 million, scours the internet for threat data Recorded Future, backed by the venture arms of Google and the CIA, was purchased by Insight Partners this week. Here's what they do, and how threat intelligence may represent one of the most prom...
20:00 2019-06-02

InCountry raises $15 million to help multinational companies comply with data residency regulations InCountry has raised $15 million to help global companies store customer data locally and meet local data sovereignty and residency regulations.Read More...
22:34 2019-07-18

British Airways Faces Record $229 Million Penalty Over Stolen Customer Data Britain’s privacy watchdog on Monday announced its intention to fine British Airways, the country’s second-largest airline, nearly £183.4 million ($229.5 million) citing a security weakness in the air...
20:17 2019-07-08

42 Million Dating App Records Exposed Online, Leaking User IP Addresses and Location Data A database containing records of tens of millions of users of various dating apps has been found publicly accessible, according to a researcher who says it remains unclear who amassed the data.Read mo...
02:34 2019-05-30

The massive pop culture festival has experienced massive growth since its launch as a gathering of comic book enthusiasts in 1970 (NBC News)  Comic-Con is celebrating its 50th anniversary in San Diego, California. More than 130,000 fans from around the world are expected to attend the annual pop culture extravaganza this weekend...
08:00 2019-07-19

You Might Not Get $125 From Equifax After All If you’re waiting for a $125 check or debit card from the Equifax settlement, you might be disappointed. Most people who were affected by the company’s massive 2017 data breach may receive...
21:00 2019-07-31

‘You Will Be Disappointed.’ Too Many People Want Their $125 From Equifax, FTC Says The Federal Trade Commission warned the public on Wednesday that people impacted by the 2017 Equifax data breach could get “far less” than the $125 payout originally promoted on the websit...
02:34 2019-08-01

Trying to Get Your $125 From Equifax? Keep An Eye Out for This Important Email If you opted for the $125 cash settlement following the Equifax data breach, check your email. A message I received over the weekend from “Equifax Breach Settlement Administrator” asked th...
17:34 2019-09-09

Equifax victims unlikely to get $125 due to ‘overwhelming’ response Victims of Equifax’s 2017 data breach will get nowhere near the $125 each that was originally promised — with regulators admitting on Wednesday that they haven’t set aside enough cash to meet an “over...
05:00 2019-08-01

Equifax promised up to $125 for the hack. Now the FTC says you’ll get ‘nowhere near’ that amount. As one victim of the hack wrote: “This is unacceptable. The court and Equifax knew there were 147 million claimants. Why offer $125 per claim and set aside only $31 million? Did someone forget to do t...
02:01 2019-08-01

How to Find Out If Equifax Owes You Money If you were affected by Equifax’s massive data breach in 2017, you can finally request compensation. The Federal Trade Commission has announced a settlement with the credit bureau that includes $425 m...
20:00 2019-07-24

FTC: Equifax might run out of cash, so please take the credit monitoring "Because the amount of money set aside for the cash payment option is capped at $31 million, consumers who select that option may not receive the $125 they had expected," noted the FTC....
20:17 2019-07-31

FTC warns Equifax claimants will get 'nowhere near' $125 cash payout When the FTC and other government agencies reached a settlement deal with Equifax over its massive data breach, people affected were offered as much as $125 in cash. Now, the FTC is encouraging claima...
16:00 2019-08-01

Regret your request for $125 from Equifax? You may be able to change your choice Equifax data breach victims who filed for a $125 settlement check will have an opportunity to change their selection and opt for free credit monitoring instead. The move follows a torrent of consumer ...
22:51 2019-08-02

FTC tells victims of Equifax hack to take credit monitoring instead of $125 The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers affected by Equifax’s 2017 hack who are seeking a cash payout that they may not get the full $125 promised under the consumer credit bureau’s settleme...
19:17 2019-08-01

Equifax consumers face uphill battle for claims Consumers affected by the massive Equifax Inc data breach in 2017 will not reap any windfalls from the credit reporting company's $700 million U.S. settlement announced on Monday, but may face a cumbe...
02:00 2019-07-23

Equifax to Study Alternatives to Social Security Numbers The company agreed to revamp its cybersecurity practices and fund a study to explore how U.S. consumers could be identified, as part of a settlement with state prosecutors over its 2017 data breach....
02:00 2019-07-25

Equifax just became the first company to have its outlook downgraded for a cyber attack Moody's said it's downgrading the outlook for Equifax from stable to negative, citing ongoing fallout from the company's 2018 data breach....
04:34 2019-05-23

Equifax adds extra step to claim $125 damage award Over the last several days, consumers who signed up to receive the money instead of free credit monitoring must confirm that they are entitled to the monetary compensation....
01:00 2019-09-10

Elizabeth Warren calls for investigation into FTC for 'misleading' Equifax victims "The FTC has the authority to investigate and protect the public from unfair or deceptive acts or practices, including deceptive advertising," Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote....
20:00 2019-08-14

Equifax doesn’t have enough money to pay 2017 hack victims the $125 they’re owed If you haven’t applied yet to get your $125 share of the cash payment option as part of the settlement related to credit reporting agency Equifax’s 2017 data breach, the chance that you&rs...
01:17 2019-08-01

Need a Loan? Equifax Plans to Sell More Utility, Phone Records Equifax will soon give consumers the option to let lenders review their electric, phone and cable payment information, a move aimed at providing lenders more data to determine whether to approve loan ...
12:51 2019-09-19

Need a Loan? Equifax Plans to Sell More Utility, Phone Records. Equifax will soon give consumers the option to let lenders review their electric, phone and cable payment information, a move aimed at providing lenders more data to determine whether to approve loan ...
12:51 2019-09-18

Microsoft's new “Data Dignity” team aims to give users more control over their data Microsoft is currently recruiting for a new “Data Dignity” team which will operate under the office of the company's CTO.The team is researching new ways to give users greater contr...
03:34 2019-09-25

Microsoft's new 'Data Dignity' team could help users control their personal data Microsoft is staffing up a new Data Dignity team in its CTO's office which could help users to control their own personal data, ultimately to the point of buying and selling it....
20:34 2019-09-23

Microsoft’s Azure Data Share aims to make big data sharing easier and safer At Inspire 2019 in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced a new service -- Azure Data Share -- designed to make sharing big data "easier" and "safer."Read More...
23:00 2019-07-11

Getting your corporate data ready for prescriptive analytics: data quantity and quality in equal measures Good news: there's nothing special about getting your data ready for prescriptive analytics. Bad news: you need to do what's needed to get your data ready for any type of analytics - and that's hard w...
04:34 2019-06-22

Multi-cloud data catalogs the easy way, using metadata and machine learning by Waterline Data Data governance is drudgery, but in the post-GDPR world, it's beyond foundational. It's essential. Waterline Data wants to help do it the easy way, automating as much of it as possible....
19:34 2019-06-27

Get unlimited minutes, texts and 100GB data with EE's new big data SIM only deals When it comes to SIM only deals, there constantly appears to be more choice, more offers, and more networks promising the best tariffs around - that also means it's getting harder to pick the rig...
12:00 2019-10-02

Exclusive: Fearing data privacy issues, Google cuts some Android phone data for wireless carriers Alphabet Inc's Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, because of ...
18:00 2019-08-19

Data.world joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management to the enterprise Data.world has been expanding its footprint in the enterprise. The acqui-hiring of Capsenta complements its portfolio with knowledge graph virtualization to connect data in the cloud and on premise, a...
21:51 2019-06-19

Data scientist vs. data analyst: 3 main differences While there are many overlapping skills, the roles of data analyst and data scientist demand different requirements and earn different salaries, according to Indeed....
20:00 2019-08-08

Tech Data leaks 246GB of customer data IT giant Tech Data has plugged a data leak which exposed 264GB of customer data to the public after being informed of the leak by security researchers.Security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar of ...
00:17 2019-06-08

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Serv...
23:17 2019-06-16

'CBOE Streaming Markets' is New Direct-Access Data Service From CBOE Holdings' Market Data Express CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Data Express, LLC, a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE), has launched a new market data service known as "CBOE Streaming Markets" (CSM). The ...
10:51 2019-05-23

Use less cellular and Wi-Fi data with iOS 13's Low Data Mode Don't have an unlimited data or internet plan and finding that your iPhone or iPad is burning through data too fast? Paying for Wi-Fi by the megabyte? Are you coming to the end of your cellphone billi...
23:51 2019-10-09

CBOE’s Historical Data Subscription Service Migrating to CBOE Livevol Data Shop CHICAGO, IL -- January 6, 2017 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that its historical market data service formerly operated by Market Data Express (MDX) will migrate to C...
10:01 2019-05-22

GoodData partners with Amazon on Redshift: When data goes cloud, cloud data goes into analytics Adding support for an AWS product is usually a good idea for 3rd party vendors. Adding a partnership on top of that is even better. GoodData is doing that, and more, on its way to offer analytics to e...
18:17 2019-10-08

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it coul...
01:00 2019-05-23

Mobcrush hits 84 million unique monthly users and pays out $5 million to streamers Mobcrush, a mobile livestreaming service, said its American audience has grown to more than 84 million unique viewers per month (UVPM) across its network.Read More...
03:17 2019-09-18

Peloton reveals IPO documents showing widening losses of $245.7 million on sales of $915 million Peloton, which previously said it had filed the paperwork confidentially, makes cycles and treadmills with screens for users to join live and recorded fitness classes from their homes, hotel rooms or ...
02:00 2019-08-28

Nissan Is Paying $15 Million, and Ghosn $1 Million, to Settle U.S. Fraud Charges WASHINGTON (AP) — Nissan will pay $15 million and former chairman Carlos Ghosn will pay $1 million to settle allegations by U.S. regulators that they hid more than $140 million of Ghosn’s ...
04:34 2019-09-24

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
23:34 2019-08-20

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
19:34 2019-06-15

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ...
18:00 2019-05-22

Samsung sells 2 million 5G phones, predicts over 4 million by end of 2019 Growing demand for Samsung's 5G phones is leading to significant first-year milestones, even though the numbers are still well below 4G levels for now.Read More...
07:34 2019-09-07

Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN’s July debates. Additionally, a CNN poll this week showed Americans are more enthusiastic about vot...
22:34 2019-09-13

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
16:34 2019-08-16

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
06:34 2019-07-16

Sanders raises $25.3 million, Buttigieg $19 million in third quarter Democratic presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg rushed to release their third-quarter fundraising totals early Tuesday morning, boasting hauls that are likely to be among the larges...
16:34 2019-10-01

Iran to Breach Nuclear Deal Again Iran said it would abandon constraints on nuclear research set out in the 2015 nuclear deal, in another violation of the accord that raises the risk of its collapse as Europe pursues efforts to salvag...
06:34 2019-09-06

The Saudi-Qatari Breach, Explained When four Arab states led by Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties and transportation links with Qatar in June 2017, there were expectations that the rulers would resolve the spat quietly among themselves,...
19:17 2019-07-09

KKR agrees to buy Campbell's international business The Australian Financial Review newspaper reported, citing anonymous sources, the U.S. private equity firm had agreed to pay $2.2 billion for the business....
11:34 2019-07-24

The Latest: Trump agrees with Kim on Biden’s “low IQ” TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 4:40 p.m. President Donald Trump sided with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and continued to criticize forme...
10:00 2019-05-27

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes.Read More...
18:34 2019-06-08

Gatehouse Media agrees to pay $1.38B for Gannett The nation’s largest newspaper chain just got a whole lot bigger. The parent of the nation’s second-largest newspaper company, Gatehouse Media, has struck a $1.38 billion agreement to acquire USA Toda...
09:17 2019-08-06

Nomura to pay $26.5m settlement to SEC Nomura will pay $26.5m (£21m) to settle charges in the US that it failed to properly supervise five former traders who lied to customers about mortgage bond prices....
22:00 2019-07-15

Flipboard breach exposed usernames and passwords If you get a password reset request from Flipboard next time you log in, don't worry -- it's not just you. The social news aggregator has revealed that an unauthorized party infiltrated some...
22:17 2019-05-29

How did oil attack breach Saudi defences and what will happen next? Escalation is dangerous because infrastructure could be exposed to retaliationSaudi Arabia’s state-of-the-art missile defence systems could do nothing to stop the swarm of drones and cruise missiles t...
13:17 2019-09-19

Taboos fall away as far-right EU candidates breach red line Virulent language castigating immigration and Islam is creeping from extremist fringe groups on social media and the dark web into politics, gaining new visibility ahead of this month's European Parli...
17:00 2019-05-21

Marriott to be fined nearly £100m over GDPR breach ICO imposes fine after personal data of 339 million guests was stolen by hackersThe international hotel group Marriott is to be fined almost £100m by the Information Commissioner’s Office after hacker...
01:00 2019-07-10

Turkey fines Facebook $282,000 over privacy breach Turkish authorities have fined Facebook Inc 1.6 million lira ($282,000) for violation of data protection laws which affected nearly 300,000 people, the Personal Data Protection Board (KVKK) said on T...
12:34 2019-10-03

Online lender backed by Nas says it was hit by security breach A Silicon Valley tech company backed by rapper Nas was hit by a security breach earlier this year that revealed it had been lax with users’ sensitive personal information, including bank account numbe...
08:34 2019-08-08

Capital One Breach Highlights Shortfalls of Encryption The Capital One data theft raises questions about companies’ reliance on security practices that fail to fully protect sensitive information from hackers....
21:51 2019-08-02

Report: Detective's contact with USA Gymnastics not a breach An internal Indianapolis police investigation has determined that a detective didn't violate department policies by working with USA Gymnastics' former chief executive to deflect criticism of the orga...
01:17 2019-05-25

Report: Detective’s contact with USA Gymnastics not a breach INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An internal Indianapolis police investigation has determined that a detective didn’t violate department policies by working with USA Gymnastics’ former chief executive ...
23:17 2019-05-24

How did attack breach Saudi defences and what will happen next? Escalation is dangerous because infrastructure could be exposed to retaliationSaudi Arabia’s state-of-the-art missile defence systems could do nothing to stop the swarm of drones and cruise missiles t...
06:51 2019-09-19

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales hit 25 million, up 1 million since May Publisher Take-Two revealed today during its financial results for the first quarter that Red Dead Redemption 2's sales now sit at 25 million.Read More...
08:51 2019-08-06

Report: Broncos QB Lock agrees to terms Denver Broncos rookie quarterback Drew Lock will not hold out of any training camp practices after he agreed to terms on his rookie contract Wednesday, Pro Football Talk reported....
03:17 2019-07-18

Scandal-hit UAW agrees to contract extensions with Ford, FCA The United Auto Workers union agreed to temporary contract extensions with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Friday as it grappled with a federal corruption probe that has implicated i...
03:34 2019-09-14

"Just An Interval," Say UP Farmers After Government Agrees To 5 Demands Hundreds of farmers from Uttar Pradesh squatted on the UP-Delhi border for hours after they were stopped from entering the national capital but withdrew their protest Saturday evening following a......
22:51 2019-09-21

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to push ahead on compiling common rules that will close loopholes that global technology giants such as Facebook use to reduce their corporate taxes, a...
12:00 2019-06-08

Florida city agrees to pay $600,000 ransom after hack The Riviera Beach, Fla., city council agreed Monday to pay around $600,000 in ransom to regain access to data stolen in a ransomware attack on the community’s security systems....
07:00 2019-06-21

Tom Brady agrees to $70m, two-year extension with Patriots at age of 42 Quarterback has won six Super Bowls with New EnglandBrady has said he wants to play in league into his mid-40sTom Brady has insisted for some time that he can play into his mid-40s and it appears the ...
02:00 2019-08-05

Mercedes agrees to be in second Netflix Formula 1 series Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has confirmed his team will take part in the next series of Netflix's Formula 1 documentary, despite admitting he initially "didn't like" the inaugural show...
18:34 2019-06-07

Silverstone agrees five-year deal for British GP Lewis Hamilton's home British Grand Prix will stay at Silverstone for at least the next five years under a new deal announced by Formula One on Wednesday....
18:34 2019-07-10

Tom Brady agrees to intriguing extension with Patriots Happy Birthday, Tom! The legendary Patriots quarterback has agreed to a two-year extension with the Patriots, according to ESPN, just a day after turning 42 on Saturday. The pact is worth $23 million ...
22:17 2019-08-04

Oubre Jr. agrees to $30M deal to stay with Suns Kelly Oubre Jr., a restricted free agent, has agreed to a two-year, $30 million deal to remain with the Phoenix Suns, agent Nima Namakian of BDA Sports told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
09:00 2019-07-11

OPEC Agrees to Keep Output-Cut Pact Into 2020 OPEC agreed to roll over its production cuts and extend them into the first quarter of 2020, the cartel’s officials said, but the new pact comes at the expense of deepening geopolitical fractures betw...
22:34 2019-07-01

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after...
13:34 2019-06-16

Supreme Court agrees to take up DACA in its next term The Supreme Court agreed Friday to take up the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in a case that could decide the fate of more than 600,000 undocumented immigrants brought into the country...
20:17 2019-06-28