• Alibaba's Ant Financial denies stealing from Equifax

    6 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Ant Financial has denied claims that it covertly raided Equifax - the U.S. credit firm that was hit by a hack last year - to grab information, including code, confidential data and documents to help recruit staff for its own credit scoring service.
    The Alibaba affiliate, which is valued at over $100 billion , launched Sesame Credit in China in 2015, and a report this week from The Wall Street Journal suggests that it leaned heavily on Equifax to do so. Ant Financial hired China-born Canadian David Zou from Equifax and the Journal claims that Zou looked up employee information to gauge...
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