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Get Ready for a Credit Score Boost as Tax Liens Fall off Reports!

Good news — you may see a bump in your credit score soon.

As of April 16, the three major credit bureaus officially removed all outstanding tax liens from consumer credit reports. 1,069 more words

Rough patch, or how to shut the window of (unpatched) opportunity

Simply throwing more staff at the patching problem won’t cut it, a study suggests.

To paraphrase English novelist Jane Austen, it is a fact universally acknowledged that organizations must act with alacrity when it comes to applying software patches to their systems. 735 more words

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West Virginia AG Files Lawsuit Over Equifax Data Breach

A data breach last year that the West Virginia’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against Equifax over lawsuit says affected about 740,000 West Virginia residents.

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A literal Russian troll is lurking at the Zuckerberg hearing

(Source: techcrunch.com)

Today at Mark Zuckerberg’s first of two hearings with Congress, the meme maker formerly known as the Monopoly Man made a surprise cameo in troll form to troll the Facebook founder. 247 more words

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Delta and Sears hit by cybersecurity breach

If you’re a frequent flyer or shop in bargain basements, your credit card info may have been compromised.

Delta Air Lines Inc. and Sears Holding Corp. 241 more words

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Equifax Hack: What Can We Do to Protect Online Privacy?

The leak of 143 million US consumer social security info by Equifax has intrigued great concern over the Internet safety. As if 143 million leaked social security numbers are not enough, Equifax said that the criminals also accessed approximately 209,000 US consumers’ credit card numbers. 321 more words

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