The fallout from last week's hack of consumer credit reporting agency Equifax, affecting the sensitive personal information of nearly 55 percent of Americans aged 18 and older, continues this week as lawmakers and regulators begin looking into the incident. So far, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and as many as five different state attorneys general have all launched investigations, and several U.S. lawmakers have called for congressional testimony from the "Big Three" credit reporting companies, in addition to calls for new legislation related to the incident. At least two class-action lawsuits have also been filed. This post for The Privacy Advisor rounds up the latest news and reactions to the incident.
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