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TransUnion reckons big dump of stolen customer data came from someone else

September 21, 2023

Days after a miscreant boasted leaking a 3GB-plus database from TransUnion containing financial information on 58,505 people, the credit-checking agency has claimed the info was actually swiped from a third party.

On Sunday, a thief using the handle USDoD shared via a cyber-crime forum what was claimed to be a TransUnion database containing sensitive information belonging to people in North and South America, Europe, and other parts of the world. This database is said to include people’s names, internal TransUnion identifiers, passport information, ages, dates and places of birth, employers, summary of financial transactions, credit scores, and loan details, among other sensitive material.

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