Equifax Says It’s Found 2.4 Million More Victims From 2017 Breach


Equifax has identified 2.4 million victims of its massive 2017 data breach that were not previously counted in the number of people affected by the hack, the credit bureau announced Thursday.

Equifax said that in the vast majority of these cases, the breach did not expose home addresses, the states in which the licenses were issued or expiration and issuance date.

The new victims bring the total number affected by last year’s breach to 147.9 million people, or roughly 45 percent of the U.S. population.


Read more at The Hill.



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