Extra 2.5 Million Americans Affected by Equifax Breach

By Phil Muncaster

Equifax has revised upwards the number of Americans affected by a massive data breach at the firm last month to 145.5 million, although data is still being analyzed relating to UK customers.

The credit agency’s update on Monday claimed that Mandiant has now finished the forensic part of the investigation into an incident which compromised highly sensitive user information including Social Security numbers, dates of birth, names, addresses and much more.

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Source: https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/