Equifax Hack Might Be Worse Than You Think
AnnaMaria Andriotis reports:
Hackers in the Equifax Inc. breach accessed more of consumers’ personal information than the company disclosed publicly last year.
Equifax said, in a document submitted to the Senate Banking Committee and reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, that cyberthieves accessed records across numerous tables in its systems that included such data as tax identification numbers, email addresses and driver’s license information beyond the license numbers it originally disclosed.
Read more on WSJ.
As AP reports:
Equifax’s disclosure, which it has not made directly to consumers, underscores the granular detail the company keeps on individuals that it may have put at risk. And it adds to the string of missteps the company has made in recovering from the security debacle.