Credit reporting firm Equifax revealed today that criminals gained unauthorized access to personal information for up to 143 million US consumers  — more than a third of the nation's population.

According to Equifax's investigation, the breach ocurred around mid-May through July of this year, exploiting a website application vulnerability.

The company says it became aware of the intrusion on July 29, and acted promptly to stop the leak and conduct a forensic review for law…

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