Equifax data breach affecting 143 million Americans – learn how to protect yourself

On Thursday, September 7, the consumer credit bureau Equifax announced a major data breach affecting approximately 143 million Americans.

Equifax has set up a website ( https://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com/potential-impact/ ) to help consumers determine if their information was compromised and, if it was, the option to sign up for credit monitoring and identity theft protection through TrustedID, a subsidiary of Equifax. Equifax will also mail notices to consumers whose credit card numbers or dispute documents were breached.

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