Linden resident Daniel Anthony says he believes his personal information is among the 143 million accounts breached at the credit bureau Equifax. Why?
“Credit card companies, a month ahead, issued me new credit cards basically stating that my information may have been jeopardized but they sent out replacement cards. At the time I didn’t know what it meant, but I guess not I understand it,” according to Anthony. “To have this kind of breach of confidentiality is very disheartening.”
“It’s inevitable, unfortunately, that somewhere down the road all of us, one way or the other, will have our personal information compromised,” said McCarter & English Attorney Scott Christie.
But, Christie, who advises clients on cybersecurity, says Equifax should have done a better job of protecting data.
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