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Equifax to pay USD 700 million in a settlement over 2017 data breach

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Published Jul 21, 2019, 11:05 am IST
Updated Jul 21, 2019, 11:05 am IST
The 2017 data breach exposed social security numbers.
The settlement money would also resolve a nationwide consumer class-action lawsuit against Equifax.
 The settlement money would also resolve a nationwide consumer class-action lawsuit against Equifax.

Equifax Inc is reportedly nearing a USD 700 million settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over a massive data breach in 2017.

The Wall Street Journal has reported that the settlement money would also resolve a nationwide consumer class-action lawsuit against Equifax.

 

The 2017 data breach exposed social security numbers and other sensitive personal information of nearly 150 million Americans.

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