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
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?