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Up to 44 million UK consumers may have had their identity put at risk after Equifax hack

12
Sep
2017
Up to 44 million UK consumers may have had their identity put at risk after Equifax hack

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By now, you’ve no doubt read the news stories about the massive data breach at credit-reporting service Equifax which has put 143 million US customers at risk of identity theft. Hackers stole personally identifiable data including social security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, and driving license information – alongside (in the case of some 209,000 consumers) credit card information.

Equifax has admitted that it also “identified unauthorized access to limited personal information for certain UK and Canadian residents.”

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