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Jim Cramer sits down with cybersecurity chief Mark McLaughlin to hear his take on recent high-profile hacks.
A majority of Americans haven't checked to see if their information was hacked in the Equifax data breach, according to a poll.
CNBC's Jim Cramer pushes back against CFPB Director Richard Cordray, saying American consumers and stockholders need protection against cyber threats and corrupt corporate cultures.
We need to have preventive monitoring in place, says Richard Cordray, United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director, talking about the massive data breach at Equifax. Companies are going to have to change their behavior, warns Cordray.
Dumping the Equifax CEO was the easy part of dealing with the massive hack. Dumping your old Social Security number? Much harder.
U.S. fast-food chain operator Sonic said on Tuesday it had been notified of unusual activity regarding credit cards used at its drive-in outlets.
The San Francisco City Attorney's office said Equifax failed to protect personal data of more than 15 million Californians.
Richard Smith's abrupt departure as CEO of Equifax on Tuesday hasn't calmed the criticism of the company's handling of a massive data breach.
CNBC's Aditi Roy reports on Equifax CEO Richard Smith's sudden retirement and the company's search for a new CEO.
Andrew Jeffrey, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, weighs in on Equifax CEO Richard Smith stepping down following the massive data breach.
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton called for better disclosure from companies whose systems have been hacked.
Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, weighs in on corporate culture and cybersecurity.
"I think there's more of a chance that there won't be a full-blown investigation" into the recent Equifax data breach, Jim Cramer says.
The sudden departure comes amid intensifying scrutiny of the breach and the company's handling of it.
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management senior associate dean, weighs in on Equifax CEO Richard Smith announcing his retirement today following the massive data breach affecting millions of people.
"I've told my entire family, please do not respond to anything that has Equifax on it," Sen. Bob Corker says.
This guy had to be sacrificed, says CNBC's Jim Cramer weighing in on the departure of Equifax CEO Richard Smith after the company's massive security breach.
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew talks about the retirement of Equifax CEO Rick Smith after the company's massive security breach.
Equifax shares had been halted in premarket trading before the announcement of Richard Smith's retirement.
If you were alerted to return to the Equifax website for identity protection, remember to try again.
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