Attackers hit Canadian credit bureau

Friday, 17 June 2005, 9:50 AM EST

Hackers have hit one of Canada's major credit bureaus.

Equifax Canada says it has discovered what appears to be the improper use of a customer's access codes and security passwords. The agency says about 600 Equifax consumer credit files were accessed without authorization. Most of the people affected are in B.C.

At The Globe and Mail.

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