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Time for Equifax to find a new CEO (The 3:59, Ep. 289)

The credit-monitoring agency's CEO "retires." Plus, we run through some details of MacOS High Sierra.

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Equifax CEO Richard Smith is stepping down, effective immediately, after his credit-monitoring agency suffered a massive cyberattack that affected tens of millions of Americans. 

We discuss the departure and Equifax's future, as well as some of the steps consumers should consider taking following the breach.

Also on today's podcast, we talk about a potential security issue and a few of the upgrades in MacOS High Sierra. 

The 3:59 gives you bite-size news and analysis about the top stories of the day, brought to you by the CNET News team in New York and producer Bryan VanGelder.

Check out the extended shows on YouTube.

Time for Equifax to find a new CEO (The 3:59, Ep. 289)

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