Reuters logo
BRIEF-‍Equifax UK says that its UK systems are not affected​
September 15, 2017 / 6:12 PM / 2 months ago

BRIEF-‍Equifax UK says that its UK systems are not affected​

Sept 15 (Reuters) - Equifax Ltd (UK) -

* ‍Equifax Ltd (UK) says can now confirm that UK systems are not affected​

* ‍Equifax Ltd (UK) says Equifax Ltd, TDX group systems and platforms are entirely separated from those impacted by equifax inc. Cybersecurity incident​

* ‍Equifax Ltd (UK) - ‍Investigation shows that a file containing UK consumer information may potentially have been accessed​

* ‍Equifax Ltd (UK) - ‍Due to nature of info co believes identity takeover is unlikely for UK consumers who had data potentially accessed in this incident​

* ‍Equifax Ltd (UK) - ‍Compromised UK consumer data does not relate to any single equifax business client or institution​

* Equifax Ltd (UK)​ says after initial assessment, equifax established that it is likely to need to contact fewer than 400,000 UK consumers to offer advice

* ‍Equifax Ltd (UK) - “‍Investigation is ongoing and equifax ltd is in dialogue with financial conduct authority and information commissioner’s office​”

* ‍Equifax Ltd (UK) - ‍As part of investigation, equifax has now identified unauthorised access to limited personal information for certain UK consumers​

* Equifax Ltd (UK) says potentially breached ‍information restricted to name, date of birth, email address and a telephone number

* Equifax Ltd (UK) says Equifax can confirm that potentially breached data does not include residential address info, password info or financial data​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below