Equifax confirms up to 400,000 UK consumers at risk after data breach

Haythem Elmir

One week after publicly revealing that a data breach had exposed the personal information and social security numbers of up to 143 million American consumers, the credit reporting agency has revealed more details of just how many people are affected in the UK.

Although Equifax’s UK systems are said not to have fallen victim to the hackers (its systems and platforms are said to be entirely separate from those which impacted the agency’s US operations), that doesn’t mean that UK consumers are unaffected.

To read the original article : https://www.welivesecurity.com/2017/09/17/equifax-uk-data-breach/

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