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Equifax profits plunge amid breach fallout

From BBC - November 9, 2017

Equifax quarterly profits plunged 27% and revenue growth was lower in the most recent quarter, as the credit bureau grappled with fallout from a major data breach.

The firm has said personal information of more than 145 million people in the US and the UK may have been exposed.

The incident has spurred government investigations and led to calls for new regulations.

The head of the firm said it had "an important journey" to regain trust.

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