Equifax bombshell: Was it hacked by China in 2015?

Two years before Equifax Inc. stunned the world with the announcement it had been hacked, the Atlanta-based credit-reporting company believed it was the victim of a theft at the hands of Chinese spies, The Wall Street Journal reports.

In the previously undisclosed incident, security officials feared that former employees had removed thousands of pages of proprietary information before leaving and heading to jobs in China, The Journal says. Materials included code for planned new products, human-resources…

Original published: 2018-09-13 05:52:41 Read the full Atlanta News here


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