Equifax: Recent data breach exposed personal info belonging to as many as 143 million Americans

Equifax, one of the nation’s three main credit reporting agencies, has announced a “cybersecurity incident” that could potentially impact roughly 143 million U.S. consumers, according to a statement released on the company’s website. The news comes just months after a breach occurred at an Equifax subsidiary earlier this year, exposing W-2 and payroll data to criminals.…

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Posted: September 8th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

2 Comments on “Equifax: Recent data breach exposed personal info belonging to as many as 143 million Americans”

  1. TheDigger said at 11:26 am on September 10th, 2017:

    Baloney – their website does not provide you with an answer – it appears it is unable to respond after you provide last name and last 6 digits of SSN. Screen just goes blank.

    Frankly, their punishment for this horrible security lapse should be twofold – 1. class action lawsuit and 2. go out of business.

    Bye bye Equifax.

  2. Yes, and, said at 10:18 am on September 11th, 2017:

    then they try and sell you monitoring! Disgraceful, and these companies can kill your credit in an instant. I am so tired of NO responsibility/ consequences, for poor/slack service, zero protection, and bad behaviors of all types,today!