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Equifax stock tumbles 14% after credit score hack

Credit score business Equifax revealed Thursday that 143 million people were compromised in a cyber attack. Social security numbers and other personally identifying information were accessed. And guess what, the stock market didn’t like it! The company lost about $2 billion in market cap Friday after tumbling nearly 14%.  Apparently, the company has known about the hack since July 29,…
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