Equifax hit with £11m fine for 2017 breach

Small potatoes for a breach affecting 14 million UK citizens

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Equifax hit with £11 mn fine in the UK for 2017 cybersecurity breach
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Equifax hit with £11 mn fine in the UK for 2017 cybersecurity breach

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has hit credit rating agency Equifax with an £11 million fine for its role in a 2017 security breach.

Hackers were able to access data on 13.8 million people in the UK, in addition to nearly 148 million US citizens. The data was stored on servers belonging to its Equifax's US parent company, Equifa...

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