Equifax has been hacked, Millions may be exposed.

Security Breach

September 7, 2017 — Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) today announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Based on the company’s investigation, the unauthorized access occurred from mid-May through July 2017. The company has found no evidence of unauthorized activity on Equifax’s core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases.

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Reversal of the Broadband Privacy Rule

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Last Tuesday the Congress passed a Rule that allows ISP (Internet Service Providers) to sell your personal data. This can include: browser history, geo locations, app data, health data, and everything done on a digital device connected to the world wide web. This data can be used to know when you wake up, know your schedule, and every habit you have. It will be just a matter of time before cyber criminals hack their way into this data to know everything about you and become you.