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BRIEF-Equifax says cybersecurity incident from before Sept. 7 affected about 100,000 Canadian consumers​
September 19, 2017 / 2:12 PM / 2 months ago

BRIEF-Equifax says cybersecurity incident from before Sept. 7 affected about 100,000 Canadian consumers​

Sept 19 (Reuters) - Equifax Canada:

* Equifax provides Canadians with additional clarity on cybersecurity incident involving consumer information

* Says providing additional information to canadians that may be among certain consumers impacted by cybersecurity incident announced by equifax

* Says originally thought incident was limited to U.S. consumers; discovered shortly before Sept. 7 announcement some Canadian, U.K. consumers were also impacted​

* Says believe incident from before Sept. 7 involves potential access to personal information of approximately 100,000 Canadian consumers​

* Says information that may have been breached includes name, address, social insurance number and, in limited cases, credit card numbers​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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