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  • Equifax Data Breach Opens Door for Blockchain Credit Apps Blockchain Technology, Emerging Markets, Ethereum, News, News teaser

    Equifax Data Breach Opens Door for Blockchain Credit Apps

    As individuals continue to lose faith in Equifax and traditional credit-tracking agencies, blockchain credit applications are proving to be far more attractive options. Blooming on the Blockchain Last week, the massive consumer credit reporting agency Equifax announced that its equally massive 2017 data breach was actually worse than everyone thought. According to Equifax’s new estimations, 147.9 million people have been affected by their failure to protect individuals’ information – which is 2.4 million more than originally

    · March 5, 2018 · 10:30 pm
  • Equifax Hackers Demand a $2.3 million Bitcoin Ransom ‘Or Else’ Bitcoin, News, News teaser

    Equifax Hackers Demand a $2.5 million Bitcoin Ransom ‘Or Else’

    Alleged hackers of the credit reporting agency Equifax are demanding a $2.3 million ransom in bitcoins. The Equifax Hack On September 7, 2017, news broke that the credit report agency Equifax was the victim of a major data leak. According to reports, hackers were able to access highly sensitive information like social security numbers, credit card numbers, and other personal data of 143 million US citizens. Experts suggest that the Equifax leak is among the

    · September 9, 2017 · 1:16 pm