The stunning data breach recently disclosed by Equifax, one of the nation’s top three credit reporting agencies, has imperiled millions of consumers, opening them up to identity theft, monetary losses and colossal headaches.

Equifax investors are also shouldering the burden associated with the company’s apparently lax security practices. Since disclosing the breach, Equifax’s stock has fallen more than 20 percent, losing its shareholders nearly $ 4 billion …
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