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How to protect yourself after the Equifax breach: Assume you’re affected

To protect yourself in the wake of the Equifax data breach, presume the worst.

“The first assumption a consumer should make is that they are affected,” said Neal Creighton, chief executive of security firm CounterTack.

Equifax announced late Thursday that it had suffered a breach potentially affecting 143 million U.S. co…
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