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Huge Equifax breach hits 143 million consumers

Finextra Friday, 8 September 2017 ()
Credit referencing firm Equifax has reported a cyber-breach which spilled the personal details of ap...
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On Wednesday, Credit reporting company Equifax reported that criminals obtained unauthorized access to personal information for nearly 143 million US consumers. Equifax said the breach took place around mid-May through July of this year. Once the company became aware of the breach, it acted quickly...

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