Equifax has been sending customers to a phishing website

The personal information of 143 million Americans might have been compromised in a massive cybersecurity breach at the credit-reporting service Equifax reported earlier this month, and in the intervening days, the company has been heavily criticized for its response to the crisis. The story, though, gets much worse: Equifax has reportedly been linking customers looking […]

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SEC says 2016 hack could have enabled illegal stock trading

Late Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission said that it discovered last month that a 2016 hack of its computer filing system for publicly traded companies “may have provided the basis for illicit gain through trading.” The “software vulnerability in the test filing component of the commission’s EDGAR system” has been patched, and while the […]

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Report: Manafort offered to give ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign to Russian billionaire

While he was still serving as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort sent an email to a Kiev-based employee of his consulting business requesting he tell a Russian billionaire with close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin that if he wanted “private briefings” on the presidential race, Manafort would set it up, several people familiar […]

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Fed decisions on interest rates and monetary policy a signal of economic confidence, local analyst says

SALT LAKE CITY — The choice of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank to keep interest rates unchanged and reduce its influence on the national money supply is a sign of belief in the country’s economic strength, a Utah economist said. The Federal Reserve Wednesday announced it will begin shrinking the enormous portfolio of bonds accumulated […]

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