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Report: FTC opens probe of Equifax breach

bizjournals Thursday, 14 September 2017 ()
The Federal Trade Commission has opened a probe into the massive data breach at Equifax, Reuters reports. “The FTC typically does not comment on ongoing investigations. However, in light of the intense public interest and the potential impact of this matter, I can confirm that FTC staff is investigating the Equifax data breach,” spokesman Peter Kaplan said in a brief email statement to the news service. The breach at Equifax could affect as many as 143 million consumers. Read more here.
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The Equifax data breach is being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission. According to Bloomberg and Politico, a spokesman for the commission sent an emailed statement that read, "In light of the intense public interest and the potential impact of this matter, I can confirm that FTC staff is...

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