The Equifax Data Breach has us all concerned. Discovered July 29, approximately affecting 143 million people, including names, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, drivers licenses, credit card numbers and PIN’s–what is the best thing we can do to protect ourselves?
Freezing your credit lines is highly recommended – and through all major credit monitoring services. Here are the names/phone numbers:
– Equifax 1-800-349-9960 (fees waived to do this.)
– Experian 1-888-397-3742
– Transunion 1-888-909-8872
– Innovis 1-800-540-2505
Equifax is offering free services through this time, including credit monitoring via this website. On this site, a compromise determination can also be made for you personally.
If we can help, please let us know.