Equifax filing reveals hack was somehow even worse than previous estimates

The 2017 hack of Equifax, already among the largest ever recorded, just got bigger. Well, they’re admitting that it was bigger than they had previously, which amounts to the same thing. Documents filed with the SEC reveal that more people, more IDs, and more info in general was stolen when the company utterly failed to protect its “users,” many of which didn’t even know they were in the database.

The company exposed various numbers around the time it disclosed the hacker, though one it forgot to include was how many millions of dollars in stock were sold by executives before publicly disclosing it. But let’s not persist on their past crimes. I’m sure they’re very sorry!

Amanda Werner, garmented as Monopoly’s Rich Uncle Pennybags, sits behind Richard Smith, CEO of Equifax, during a Senate hearing.

Today’s information was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission as part of the company’s disclosures regarding the hack. It first a handy table listing what was stolen as raw strings of data from Equifax’s inadequately protected databases 😛 TAGEND

Full name: 146.6 M

: 146.6 M Date of Birth: 146.6 M

: 146.6 M Social Security number: 145.5 M

: 145.5 M Full address: 99 M

: 99 M Gender: 27.3 M

: 27.3 M Phone number: 20.3 M

: 20.3 M Driver’s license number( incl. 2.4 M partials): 17.6 M

: 17.6 M Email address: 1.8 M

: 1.8 M Credit card numbers( with expiration dates): 209,000

: 209,000 Individual Tax Identification Number( ITIN/ Tax ID): 97,500

: 97,500 Driver’s license state: 27,000

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