Experian data breach News

Senators Propose Heavy Fines for Credit Agencies Over Privacy Data Breaches

Two Senate Democrats are proposing large new fines for credit reporting agencies that lose consumers’ personal information in data breaches, according to a bill they introduced on Wednesday. The bill would impose potentially significant fines against companies like Equifax, TransUnion, …

Credit Firm Experian Dealing with Fallout from T-Mobile Customer Breach

Experian, the world’s biggest credit data firm, could face fines and class-action lawsuits as well as reputational damage from the data breach at its U.S. business, according to analysts covering the company. Experian’s shares fell about 4.5 percent to their …

Credit Bureau Experian Facing Litigation, State Probes Over Data Breach

Experian Plc is enmeshed in litigation over its 2012 purchase of the assets of data firm Court Ventures, which is at the center of a breach that exposed some 200 million American Social Security numbers to criminals. States have launched …