On September 7, 2017, the credit reporting agency Equifax said they experienced a security breach of sensitive personal data for 143 million consumers.
Equifax recommends that all consumers with questions visit equifaxsecurity2017.com or contact their dedicated call center at 866-447-7559.
There are steps you can take to help protect your personal information from being misused. Here is the information from the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Information website identitytheft.gov.
How to Protect Your Account after a data breach
Ways to Protect Your Account
Visit Identitytheft.gov/databreach to learn more about protecting yourself after a data breach.