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Equifax’s $700 million data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc (EFX.N) 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 nonetheless criticized by consumer advocates and some lawmakers who called for stricter regulation. While it was the Read More

Equifax’s $700 million data breach settlement spurs calls for new rules

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc (EFX.N) 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 spur new consumer data rules. The largest-ever settlement for a data breach draws to a close multiple Read More

Equifax to pay $700 million over 2017 data breach, compensate consumers

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc (EFX.N) 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 consumers, authorities said on Monday. The largest-ever settlement for a data breach draws to a close multiple probes into Equifax Read More

‘Rubbish!’: Correa blasts CNN for claim that Assange made embassy into ‘command post for meddling’

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Former Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa has lashed out at CNN over a report claiming whistleblower Julian Assange turned the country’s embassy in London into a “command post for election meddling,” branding the story “rubbish.” In a Monday report, CNN alleged that the WikiLeaks founder had used the Ecuadorian embassy, where he lived under asylum for Read More

How Assange & RT meddled in 2016, according to CNN’s ‘possibilities’, innuendo & lies

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CNN has released a new ‘exclusive’ report, accusing Julian Assange of conspiring with ‘the Russians’ (including RT) to meddle in the 2016 US election – again. Citing a report compiled by a private Spanish security company – but not providing any of it – the network basically re-hashed the entirety of the Russiagate conspiracy on Read More

Explainer: U.S.-China trade war – the levers each country can pull

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will seek to revive talks to end a trade war when they meet on Saturday on the sidelines of a Group of 20 summit in Japan. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping meet business leaders at the Great Hall Read More

Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked ‘Russia’s Google’ Yandex to spy on accounts – sources

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WASHINGTON/LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex (YNDX.O) in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Russian internet group Yandex is pictured Read More

Hackers hit global telcos in espionage campaign: cyber research firm

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TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Hackers have broken into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and taken large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers from a cyber security company said on Tuesday, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage campaigns. FILE PHOTO: A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is Read More