The three biggest credit-reporting companies in the U.S. announced that hackers were able to access credit reports for famous people, including first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Attorney General Eric Holder and entertainers including Beyonce and Paris Hilton. Experian, Equifax and TransUnion said the hackers used personal information such as Social Security numbers that was accessed elsewhere to get the credit reports.

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