AdvantageCare Physicians verifies identities by using information that shows up in people’s Experian credit histories.
The widespread shift to e-commerce and touchless payments has escalated fraud risk, including the possibility of fraudsters combining altered photos with synthetic ID.
Experian vows to drag UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office to court after being told off for data-slurping practices
Experian has been rapped over the knuckles by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after it discovered the credit reference agency was trading “millions” of people’s data for marketing purposes. Instead of issuing a monetary fine, however, the data regulator wrapped up a two-year probe yesterday by merely insisting Experian tweaks its online privacy policies […]
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has ordered credit rating giant Experian to stop profiting from the secretive enriching and processing of people’s personal data or face a massive GDPR fine. The investigation found the three firms were trading, enriching and enhancing people’s personal data without their knowledge or consent. This resulted in products which were […]
Consumer, business and credit information services agency Experian has experienced a breach of data which has exposed personal information of as many as 24 million South Africans and 793 749 business entities to a suspected fraudster. Experian said banks had been working with Experian and South African Banking Risk Centre (SABRIC) to identify which of […]
Data law regulators in Europe have been called upon to look into a potential data breach case, with brokers, credit ratings agencies and adtech firms falling under suspicion of not playing by new rules. Complaints were filed to regulators last week by a campaign group named Privacy International, regarding possible transgressions committed by the data […]
Facebook is shutting down a feature that allowed “data brokers” such as Experian and Oracle to use their own reams of consumer information to target social network users, the company has announced. The feature, known as “Partner Categories”, will be “winding down over the next six months”, Facebook announced in a terse blogpost. The company […]