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Equifax is plunging after announcing a massive security breach

Equifax is getting slammed in premarket trading on Friday, down 13.82%, after the company revealed a massive data breach. Following Thursday's closing bell, the company announced the personal details, including names and social security numbers, of more than 143 million customers were potentially accessed by hackers between mid-May and July. Additionally, Equifax said that c redit card numbers for about 209,000 people, and certain documents for another 182,000 were also accessed.
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