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Network Security News;- “The Equifax Data Breach” Discussion and Overview of Equifax Breach :- Equifax is one of the three big American credit agencies which calculate the credit score. On Sept. 7, Equifax officially disclosed the biggest breach ever which compromised the privacy of 145.5 million consumers. As the intrusion was occurred from mid-May through July 2017 but was discovered on July 29. From the 145.5 million consumers most of them are Americans, citizens of Canada and United Kingdom were also hit. It cannot be considered as the world’s largest breach (because Yahoo still ranks one in that category), but it can be considered as the most damaging breach. The Privacy Experts from Equifax stated that this was not a simply exposure to Agency’s data, this was a case of data theft as the information that was taken contains social security numbers, full names, address, birth dates, driver’s licence numbers, credit card numbers of over
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