All You Need to Know About the Equifax Breach
Equifax announced that they had a major data breach that lasted from mid-May through July. Consumer's personal information was leaked including but not limited to; name, social security number, and birth date. If you have a credit report, like most consumers do, there is a risk that some of your information could have been exposed.
What to Do Next
Visit Equifax's website at https://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com/
Find out if your information was exposed. Click on the "Potential Impact" tab and enter your last name and the last 6 digits of your Social Security Number. Please be aware of the device you are using for this as you will be entering sensitive information such as the last 6 digits of your Social Security Number. The site will then tell you if you’ve been affected by this breach.
You can also click here to view FAQs.