Cybersecurity shares rally following Equifax hack

A handful of cyber security stocks have rallied since the hacking of the credit-reporting company Equifax was disclosed last week.

It was a breach that potentially impacted 143 million customers.

Shares of Symantec are up  38% in the past year. Proofpoint and FireEye are up 20% and 14% respectively.

This past weekend, one firm that provides cyber-software saw its relationship with retailer Best Buy come to an end.

Kaspersky Lab’s cyber security products were pulled from Best Buy’s shelves and website, amid concerns that the Moscow-based firm may be vulnerable to Russian government influence.  

According to reports, Best Buy felt there were “too many unanswered questions” and decided to discontinue selling the antivirus products.

A Best Buy spokeswoman confirmed the

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