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IN BRIEF-Massachusetts announces $18.2 mln settlement with Equifax over data breach

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on Friday announced an $18.2 million settlement with consumer credit reporting company Equifax Inc over a 2017 data breach that affected 147 million people nationwide.

The settlement, which was approved by a Suffolk Superior Court judge on April 13, resolves a lawsuit by the attorney general accusing Equifax of failing to address a known vulnerability that allowed hackers to access consumers’ personal information. Nearly three million Massachusetts residents were affected by the breach, according to Healey’s office.

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