Equifax data leak exposes 143 million driver’s licenses, SSN, credit card numbers

“The information came mostly from US residents, but a percentage also involved UK and Canadian citizens and the company is working with authorities from these countries.  Equifax reports that it discovered the leak on July 29th and took steps to stop the intrusion. It then hired a cybersecurity firm to determine the extent of the intrusion and what damage was done. The company reports that it has involved law enforcement, but it’s not clear at this point how the intruders entered the system or exactly what they took.”

Read more: https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/07/equifax-data-leak-could-involve-143-million-consumers/

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