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"We're Just Trying To Feed Our Families" - Equifax Hackers Demand $2.6 Million Ransom In Bitcoin

Two days after credit-monitoring company Equifax revealed that, because of its staggering negligence, hackers had managed to penetrate the company’s meager cybersecurity defenses and abscond with up to 143 million social security numbers and a trove of other personal data - including names, addresses, driver’s license data, birth dates and credit-card numbers - the cyberthieves responsible are threatening to sell the data to the highest bidders unless they receive a ransom payment of 600 bitcoin – worth about $2.
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