Personal information stolen

Equifax Says Data From 143 Million Americans Exposed in Hack

Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 million Americans. The Atlanta-based company said Thursday that “criminals” exploited a U.S. website application to access files between mid-May and July of this year. It said consumers’ names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some cases, driver’s license numbers were exposed….