cyberattack

Equifax’s Historic Hack May Have Exposed Almost Half of U.S.

Equifax’s Historic Hack May Have Exposed Almost Half of U.S.

Hackers exploited a website application to access names, addresses, Social Security numbers and some driver’s license numbers of potentially 143 million consumers, Equifax said Thursday in a statement. The incident — which drove down shares in after-hours trading — is a stark reminder of the risk of consumers’ personal data being exposed online, security experts »

Maersk Says June Cyberattack Will Cost It up to $300 Million

Maersk Says June Cyberattack Will Cost It up to $300 Million

The announcement was made in connection with second-quarter earnings, which showed Maersk missed analyst estimates after taking a writedown at the tankers unit that’s part of the energy business management has said it wants to get rid of. In an interview with Bloomberg Television, Chief Executive Officer Soren Skou said the industry outlook was bright, »