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DOJ Charges 4 Chinese Military Hackers in 2017 Equifax Breach

HeadlineFeb 11, 2020

The Justice Department charged four Chinese military members over the hacking of credit monitoring agency Equifax Monday. The 2017 breach affected around 147 million Americans, whose personal data was stolen, including Social Security numbers, birthdates and driver’s license information. Attorney General William Barr said China was responsible for “state-sponsored computer intrusions.”

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