Sources: two years before it was hacked, Equifax told the FBI of suspicions that company data including code and HR files may have been stolen by Chinese spies (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal:
Sources: two years before it was hacked, Equifax told the FBI of suspicions that company data including code and HR files may have been stolen by Chinese spies  —  The credit-reporting company went to the FBI with its suspicions—then the investigation stalled



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