• IRS Puts That Equifax Contract on Hold After Huge Security Breach

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    The Internal Revenue Service has temporarily suspended a contract worth more than $7 million it recently awarded to Equifax following a security issue with the beleaguered credit reporting agency's website on Thursday.
    Equifax, which disclosed last month that cyber criminals breached its systems between mid-May and late July and made off with sensitive data on 145.5 million people, said on Thursday it shut down one of its website pages after discovering that a third-party vendor was running malicious code on the page.
    “The IRS notified us that they have issued a stop-work order under our...
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  • Under pressure from Congress, IRS suspends Equifax contract

    8 days ago - By Stl Today

    WASHINGTON - The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a massive data beach.
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