FILE PHOTO: Credit score reporting firm Equifax Inc. company workplaces are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Tami Chappell
(Reuters) – Credit score reporting firm Equifax Inc (EFX.N) is near a deal to settle knowledge breach probes by paying round $700 million, the Wall Road Journal reported on Friday, citing individuals accustomed to the matter.
The 2017 knowledge breach on the firm affected greater than 143 million individuals worldwide.
Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Leslie Adler