• Two Democratic senators want to make the law tougher on credit reporting agencies that get breached by hackers, like Equifax did in 2017.
  • The bill addresses problems the lawmakers say let credit reporting agencies collect consumer data without doing enough to protect it from hackers.
  • Hackers used a known vulnerability in software running a computer application called Apache Struts to breach the company’s systems, Equifax said.

    Source: https://www.cnet.com/news/elizabeth-warren-equifax-mark-warner-credit-reporting-agencies-data-breach-bill-fines/#ftag=CAD590a51e