Hackers got celeb info from free website

Middle East Times
Wednesday 13th March, 2013

At least four public figures’ private information was hacked from a website created to let U.S. consumers see their credit scores, credit agency officials said. The people — who now include first lady Michelle Obama — had their information “accessed inappropriately” from annualcreditreport.com, a spokesman for credit reporting agency Equifax Inc. told the Ars Technica technology news and information website. Annualcreditreport.com is jointly run by Equifax and two other giant credit reporting agencies, Experian PLC and TransUnion LLC. The site was created to comply with the credit agencies…

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