The Equifax breach is all anyone can talk about lately, and rightly so. With over 143 million Americans affected and the most sensitive information compromised, it’s likely we’ll continue to see consequences from this breach for years to come.
Let’s look at what we know about this breach now and what’s likely to happen in the near future. Learn more.
The Equifax data breach has thrown a spotlight on the issue of data privacy, and things may never be the same. It’s not just the size of the breach. Although it exposed personal information on over half the U.S. adult population, the Equifax breach only ranks 6th among the largest data breaches of all time. However, the scope and sensitive nature of the compromised information has consumers worried, and the fact that this could happen at one of the major credit bureaus has raised questions in many quarters.