It might be recalled that in 2013, the hacking of at least twelve big celebrities and political figures grabbed massive headlines.
Among the data leaked: social security numbers, mortgage amounts, credit card info, car loans, banking information
At the time, Equifax itself acknowledged that it was a vector for the unauthorized access to the private data of four of the individuals.
- Beyonce and Jay-Z
- Kim Kardashian, Paris Hilton, Mel Gibson, Ashton Kutcher
- Joe Biden, Robert Mueller, Hillary Clinton, Eric Holder, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck
The FBI advised them to put fraud alerts on their banking accounts.