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Equifax has been sending customers straight into a hacker’s trap for weeks

The credit management company Equifax has been sending customers to a fake “phishing” website for weeks, potentially causing them to hand over their personal data and full financial information to hackers. The Verge reported Wednesday that Equifax representatives sent customers looking for help with the massive data breach — which potentially compromised 143 million people’s … Read more

Equifax Faces Multibillion-Dollar Lawsuit Over Hack

A proposed class-action lawsuit was filed against Equifax Inc. late Thursday evening, shortly after the company reported that an unprecedented hack had compromised the private information of about 143 million people. In the complaint filed in Portland, Ore., federal court, users alleged Equifax was negligent in failing to protect consumer data, choosing to save money … Read more