Category: CheckCredit.co

Experian Giving Consumers a Credit Boost for Their Love of Streaming

COSTA MESA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE[1])–If you’re among the millions streaming more often during COVID-19, Experian is offering a way to use the leading video streaming service to boost your credit. Building on its groundbreaking consumer credit product, Experian Boost[2]™, the company announced today that consumers can add video streaming payment history to their Experian credit reports using Experian Boost. With an...

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FICO changes could lower the credit score of millions of Americans, raise others

FORT MYERS Another change is coming soon to how credit scores are calculated. The Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) is a credit score reporting company that provides a score to judge your creditworthiness for lenders. The Wall Street Journal[1] is reporting the changes could affect the score of millions of Americans, making it harder to get loans. It’s anticipated the scores...

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Hackers steal credit card information from Checkers

Checkers Drive-in Restaurants, Inc., one of the largest drive-thru chains in the United States and the operator of Checkers and Rally’s restaurant, announced Wednesday, May 29, about a data security issue, which involves malware affecting certain Checkers and Rally’s locations. In a press release, Checkers explains, “Based on the investigation, we determined that malware was installed on certain point-of-sale systems at...

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Rally’s/Checkers reports credit card breach

Rally’s and Checkers restaurants reported Wednesday that it had discovered malware in its payment system, raising security concerns for customers at dozens of their restaurants in 20 states. According to a press release, the chain discovered the software on its point-of-sale system, leaving customers’ credit card information vulnerable. The chain reports that customers’ “cardholder name, payment card number, card verification...

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