Equifax : Chinese military members face charges in Equifax breach impacting Canadians
The charges stem from a 2017 breach that saw the personally identifiable information of at least 19,000 Canadians, hundreds of thousands of Britons and 145 million of Americans stolen from the credit monitoring company.
The breach included names, addresses, social insurance and credit card numbers, usernames, passwords and secret question and answer data.
The charges of computer fraud, economic espionage and conspiracy to commit wire fraud are contained in an indictment filed in a court in
The indictment says the four
The document alleges the men carried out the breach over several weeks and accuses them of also stealing trade secrets from Equifax.
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