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Equifax Fined Almost $14M Over 2017 Data Breach  

A British regulator has ordered the UK arm of Equifax to pay a fine of £11,164,400, or roughly $13.6 million, for a massive 2017 data breach. So reports The Record.

EquifaxThe Financial Conduct Authority said that the breach impacted about 14.8 million UK customers and included “names, dates of birth, phone numbers, Equifax membership login details, partially exposed credit card details, and residential addresses.”

Around 143 million people in the United States were affected by the breach, which to this day ranks as one of the biggest ever.

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