Sep 7, 2017

Equifax says 143 million consumers potentially hacked

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Equifax Inc, a provider of consumer credit scores, said on Thursday a hack exposed the personal details of potentially 143 million U.S. consumers between mid-May and July.

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The company’s shares were down 5.4 percent in after-market trading.

The company said criminals had accessed details including names, social security numbers, and, in some cases, driver’s license numbers.

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