(NEWS CENTER) -- Hackers stole personal information from Equifax, including Social Security numbers; names; addresses; birth dates; even driver's license information of about 143-million Americans.
David Leach at the Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection says that about 525,000 Mainers are affected.
The company says there was "vulnerablity" in their security, but haven't specified what that is exactly. About 209-thousand credit card numbers were also stolen.
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