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Description: And here comes another online security breach. Thursday Equifax, a credit rating agency, announced that a data breach has affected over 140 million consumers. While most of these live in the United States, a number of British and Canadian consumers may also have had their sensitive data compromised. One thing Equifax has offered is a free year of credit monitoring and identity theft insurance protection. Wired magazine says “take it.”

Date: September 7, 2017

Source: wired.com

Link: https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-protect-yourself-from-that-massive-equifax-breach/

Discussion Points:

1) What does a credit score mean? Why do businesses use credit scores?

2)  Why do you think hackers have targeted Equifax?

3)  Have you ever had your online data compromised?

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