Equifax hack just got worse for a lot more Americans

Equifax has confirmed more Americans are impacted by the cyberattack that targeted the credit rating giant last year than was first revealed.

The company said in a statement Thursday that an ongoing analysis showed 2.4 million more Americans had their names and partial drivers’ license information stolen, but they were not previously thought to have been affected.

The company said the additional information was “partial,” because in most cases the stolen data didn’t include consumers’ home addresses or other information on their drivers’ licenses.

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Source: ZDNet