Everyone thought the worst was over when credit-reporting agency Equifax revealed that the credentials of 145.5 million people in the US were leaked. However, the company recently discovered that there are more victims from the major breach. Here’s everything you need to know.
What would you do right now if you discover that your business’s database is hacked and a huge number of your customers’ data gets leaked? Speechless, with dismay, but you need to act, decently. In this case, it helps to have a good incident response plan in place, so your business won’t suffer the same fate as Equifax, which is an interesting story we’re about to tell.
By now we’re sure you’ve heard about the massive cybersecurity breach at Equifax. The bad guys wormed their way into the credit reporting company’s data and managed to obtain personal information on more than 143 million U.S. consumers and an undisclosed number of U.K. and Canadian people.