Equifax has agreed to pay $575 million to settle consumer as well as state and federal regulatory claims for its 2017 data breach. This is the largest data breach settlement to date.
2017 Data Breach
At the federal level, the FTC and CFPB both filed complaints against Equifax. The FTC complaint alleges Equifax was aware of a security vulnerability in a database containing consumer inquiries about their personal credit data.… Continue Reading