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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

In The News

September 12, 2017 In The News

On September 7, 2017, Equifax, one of the three large credit reporting bureaus, announced a cybersecurity incident impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. According to Equifax, the breach occurred mid-May through July 2017.

September 11, 2017 In The News
One of the greatest national security threats the United States faces today is the one we are least prepared for: cyberwarfare. As demonstrated by the “WannaCry” cyberattack launched on May 12, 2017, no system is invulnerable to cyberattacks.
September 11, 2017 In The News
The massive Equifax data breach has already led to the filing of at least two lawsuits seeking class-action status. One of the lawsuits, filed in Portland, Oregon, is demanding up to $70 billion in damages.
September 11, 2017 In The News

The massive breach of credit rating firm Equifax is attracting scrutiny from government officials across the country.

Lawmakers from both parties have expressed concern over the hack, which could have left vulnerable sensitive personal information for as many as 143 million people.  

September 11, 2017 In The News

Nearly half the US woke up Friday to find out their Social Security number might have been stolen, thanks to hackers who breached the database of a top credit monitoring service.

September 11, 2017 In The News

Shares of Equifax Inc. fell almost 14 percent Friday, a day after the company announced that hackers had gained access to names, addresses, Social Security numbers and some driver's license numbers of potentially 143 million consumers.

September 11, 2017 In The News

A huge security breach at credit reporting company Equifax has exposed sensitive information, such as Social Security numbers and addresses, of up to 143 million Americans.

Unlike other data breaches, those affected by the breach may not even know they're customers of the company.

September 11, 2017 In The News

The country is grapping with the disclosure by credit monitoring firm Equifax that hackers accessed personal information on as many as 143 million U.S. consumers.

September 11, 2017 In The News

The massive cyberattack against Equifax Inc. that compromised highly sensitive data on over 40 percent of the U.S. population may push Congress to pass a national data breach notification law, but a quick fix is unlikely, cybersecurity professionals and attorneys told Bloomberg BNA.