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Turns out the Equifax hack was even worse than we thought
« on: February 13, 2018, 09:24:34 AM »
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The 145.5 million people impacted by the Equifax breach may have had their tax identification numbers, email addresses, and driver's license information stolen.

By Alison DeNisco Rayome | February 12, 2018, 6:58 AM PST

    The criminals behind the Equifax breach accessed user data not previously disclosed by the company, including tax identification numbers, email addresses, and driver's license information.

    The Equifax hack and its aftermath should serve as a wake-up call to enterprises about the importance of strong cybersecurity practices.

The largest breach of 2017 may have been even more serious than initially thought: The cybercriminals behind the Equifax hack accessed user data not previously disclosed by the company, including tax identification numbers, email addresses, and driver's license information, The Wall Street Journal reported.

The Equifax breach, first disclosed in September 2017, impacted 145.5 million people...

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/turns-out-the-equifax-hack-was-even-worse-than-we-thought/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=26803976080364591140544652471000
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