UK watchdog probes Equifax hackingStaff Writer | October 25, 2017
Britain's financial watchdog said it was investigating a massive hack of the U.S. consumer credit rating service Equifax that affected potentially almost 700,000 British customers.
Britain The hack between May and July
The hack between May and July resulted in the theft of personal information from around 145 million U.S. customers and led to the resignation of Equifax chief executive Richard Smith.
Smith blamed a combination of human and technical error for the serious breach. ■