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Chatbot offers legal help to Equifax data breach victims

An artificially intelligent chatbot that provides free legal advice has been configured to help victims sue hacked credit report giant Equifax without a lawyer. The DoNotPay robot lawyer generates documents US consumers can take to the small claims court. Depending on the state, consumers can sue Equifax for up to $25,000 (£19,000). The Equifax data breach has affected 143 million ...

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Massive Equifax data breach hits 143 million

About 143 million US customers of credit report giant Equifax may have had information compromised in a cyber security breach, the company has disclosed. Equifax said cyber-criminals accessed data such as Social Security numbers, birth dates and addresses during the incident. Some UK and Canadian customers were also affected. The firm’s core consumer and commercial credit databases were not accessed. ...

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