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Tech Tuesday: Equixfax Data Breach

Aug 6, 2019

The credit bureau Equifax has agreed to pay up to $650 million to resolve its major data breach from 2017 that exposed the personal information of around 147 million Americans.

The breach exposed dates of birth, social security numbers, addresses, and more sensitive information to hackers. Individual victims can claim as much as $20,000 in compensation if they prove they were harmed.

Today on All Sides, the Equifax data breach, how Al could curb youth suicide, and more. 

Guests:

  • Stacy Cowley, finance reporter, The New York Times
  • Sidney Fussell, staff writer at The Atlantic, covering technology
  • Russell Holly, contributing editor Andriod Central