Multiple data breaches happened this past year, and the Equifax data breach remains the biggest.
The U.S. Senate voted 51-50 to undo rules preventing financial institutions from forcing customers with disputes into arbitration.
Equifax's $7.25 million deal with the IRS has been suspended for further review.
The company said a third-party vendor used its website to run malicious code.
Richard Smith, who is now retired, outlined how the company handled the breach in congressional testimony.
The fast food chain say's it's just looking into "unusual activity," but here's what you can do if your financial information is at risk.
Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith is scheduled to testify before two congressional committees next week.
For nearly two weeks, Equifax reps directed security breach victims to a fake website with a URL similar to the real one's.
The Apache Software Foundation says it told Equifax it had vulnerabilities in March.
The bill would soften penalties credit bureaus face when hit with class action suits.
An arbitration clause in Equifax's terms of service could keep the victims of its data breach from joining a class-action lawsuit against the company.
Names, Social Security numbers and addresses of millions of people were exposed during the Equifax breach.