For anyone concerned about the Equifax announcement on September 7, 2017 regarding a cybersecurity incident, Equifax has posted information, FAQs and a means by which you can see if your data may have been compromised, as well and opportunity to sign up for free Identity theft protection and credit file monitoring which they are making available to all U.S. consumers. For more information, go to https://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com/.
Scam artists have already capitalized on this breach by pretending to be Equifax and calling individuals asking them to verify information. Please be aware that Equifax will not be placing phone calls asking for information. Read more