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District attorney urges consumers to protect themselves in wake of Equifax hack

 

Last updated 9/24/2017 at Noon



SAN DIEGO – San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan is warning consumers to consider taking steps to protect their personal identifying information in the wake of a recent data breach at one of the large credit bureaus in the United States, Equifax. Cybercriminals stole 143 million credit records in the recent hacking scandal at the big-three credit bureau.

“At this point millions of consumers have to assume that the bad guys have highly personal information that they can use to trick you,” Stephan said. “Our ‘CATCH’ team has posted advice for consumers online, (www.c...



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