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Equifax Breach Could Affect 143M Consumers

Last week, Equifax reported the personal data of 143 million US consumers–nearly half the country– was potentially compromised. The data now at large includes names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, addresses and driver’s license numbers, all of which can be used fraudulently to validate the identity of someone trying to open a bank or credit account in another person’s name. Below are informational articles that you may find useful in protecting yourself.

Equifax Data Breach: What You Need to Know
Five Things to Do After Your Information Has Been Stolen
Seven Aftershocks That Bankers Need to Know
Here Are All the Ways the Equifax Data Breach is Worse Than You Can Imagine
Cybersecurtiy Incident & Importnat Consumer Information