Security Bulletin: Equifax Data Breach

By Area 1 Security


On September 7th, 2017 Equifax disclosed the occurrence of data breach that occurred between May 2017 and July 2017. Equifax discovered the breach in July 2017. Initial estimates suggest that up to 143 million people could be affected. Credit card information of approximately 209,000 cardholders and personally identifiable information of 182,000 consumers was also compromised. Given past history with similar such breaches, additional impact is likely to be uncovered over time.

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