Equifax and Transunion say hackers stole celebrity credit reports

Graham Cluley
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Earlier today we revealed how hackers had managed to publish the credit reports and personal information of a number of public figures on a newly-created website.

Victims include celebrities such as Beyoncé Knowles, Ashton Kutcher, Paris Hilton and Britney Spears – as well as public figures such as US Vice President Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.