Equifax offers data breach victims credit freeze facility

Ryan Kailath Sep 29, 2017
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Equifax offers data breach victims credit freeze facility

Ryan Kailath Sep 29, 2017
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The interim CEO of Equifax penned an apology this week in the pages of the Wall Street Journal. He apologized for the company’s data breach and extended a consolation: free credit freezes for any affected consumers. How effective are credit freezes?

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