Sens. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Dean Heller, R-Nev., have asked credit monitoring service Equifax to explain how it is protecting the 1.3 million active-duty servicemembers affected by a massive data breach this year.

The senators sent Equifax CEO Richard F. Smith a letter on Tuesday asking the company to share its plan to help members of the military who may not be in a position to respond to the issue.

“We are deeply troubled to learn of the recent Equifax data breach, which has compromised the personal information of as many as 143 million Americans,” Donnelly and Heller wrote.


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