Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax said a breach of its computer systems had exposed the Social Security numbers and birthdates of up to 143 million U.S. consumers.
Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax said a breach of its computer systems had exposed the Social Security numbers and birthdates of up to 143 million U.S. consumers. Dreamstime/TNS TNS
Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax said a breach of its computer systems had exposed the Social Security numbers and birthdates of up to 143 million U.S. consumers. Dreamstime/TNS TNS

Equifax breach reveals limits of regulation

September 15, 2017 6:06 PM