Equifax to pay $575 million over 2017 data breach, compensate consumers


More twenty seventeen data breach exposed the social security numbers and other private information of nearly one hundred fifty million people it took six weeks before Equifax detected it and the company faced allegations had failed to secure the massive amount of personal information stored on its computers ecofacts has now agreed to pay at least five hundred seventy five million dollars as part of a settlement with states and federal agencies part of the money will fund credit monitoring for affected consumers Oregon will receive two point eight million dollars Washington gets three point

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