Reply to post: Re: WTF..?

Punctual as ever, Equifax starts snail-mailing affected Brits about mega-breach

Martin Audley

Re: WTF..?

Probably obtained via credit checks made by car hire companies?

Still doesn't explain why they needed to keep that information though.

It would breach Data Protection Act clauses straight away if the information was kept just for the sake of it.

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