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The Equifax Hack Conundrum

Late Thursday the credit reporting agency Equifax revealed that it was subject to one of the most damaging data breaches in recent memory: Intruders accessed up to 143 million Americans’ names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, and driver’s license numbers. Credit card numbers for about 209,000 consumers were also exposed, according to Equifax. Equifax set up a website, Equifaxsecurity2017.
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Equifax says data from 143 million Americans exposed in hack

Technology : SFGate: Tech News

ATLANTA (AP) — Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 million Americans. The Atlanta-based company said Thursday that "criminals" exploited a U.S. website applic...

Hackers access database that has personal data for 143 million Americans from credit reporting agency Equifax

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Criminal hackers gained access to files that include the sensitive personal data — Social Security numbers, birth dates and home addresses — of 143 million Americans by penetrating a Web-based application for Equifax, the credit rep...

How Equifax Worked To Kill Rule Protecting Victims Of Data Breaches

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If you want to know if you were one of the 143 million people whose data was breached in a hack of Equifax’s data, the company has a website you can use to find out — but there appears to be a catch: To check, you have to agree to g...

Hackers Steal Personal Information Of 143 Million Americans From Credit Reporting Agency Equifax

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo Australia

Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting agencies in the US, revealed today that it has suffered a massive data breach at the hand of hackers. The stolen data includes names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, and other person...

Credit reporting giant Equifax says data breach could affect 143 million U.S. consumers

Technology : L.A. Times Tech Blog

Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting firms, announced Thursday that its computer systems had been breached, leading to the unauthorized access of Social Security numbers and birthdates of up to 143 million U.S. ...

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