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Equifax suffered hack earlier than disclosed

Breach revelation complicates its efforts to explain a series of unusual stock sales

The revelation that Equifax has suffered two major incidents in the span of a few months adds to a mounting crisis at the company, which is the subject of multiple investigations.


EQUIFAX Inc learned about a major breach of its computer systems in March - almost five months before the date that it has publicly disclosed, according to three people familiar with the situation.

In a statement, the company said that the March breach was not related to...