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 •  September 8

ATLANTA -- There's no way around it: The news from credit reporting company Equifax that 143 million Americans had their information exposed is very serious. The crucial pieces of personal information that criminals may need to commit identity theft - Social Security numbers, birthdates, address histories, legal names - were all obtained. And once...

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 •  September 7

ATLANTA (WLS) -- Credit monitoring agency Equifax said Thursday that a cyber breach potentially exposed social security numbers and other data from approximately 143 million Americans. The information accessed primarily includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and in some cases, driver's license numbers, Equifax said. The...

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 •  August 3

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WLS) -- A computer expert who rode to the rescue of Britain's National Health Service during a crippling cyber-attack, has been indicted by a Wisconsin grand jury for allegedly unleashing another computer virus. Marcus Hutchins, 22, was arrested by the FBI on Wednesday in Las Vegas and is being held there. Hutchins was credited...