July 22 - 11:07
Equifax facing $700 million fine for 2017 data leak
The credit checking business Equifax is set to pay a $700 million levy to US regulators and US states for its 2017 data breach, the Wall Street Journal has reported. Personal details of more than 150 million US and UK were hacked in 2017, including names, addresses and social security numbers. Part of the $700 million would be used to settle a consumer class-action lawsuit, said the report.
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