Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 million Americans. Headquarters of the Atlanta-based company are seen in this 2012 photo.
Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 million Americans. Headquarters of the Atlanta-based company are seen in this 2012 photo. Mike Stewart AP
Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 million Americans. Headquarters of the Atlanta-based company are seen in this 2012 photo. Mike Stewart AP

Equifax, U.S. consumers alike will struggle to overcome massive hack

September 08, 2017 4:16 PM