Equifax Inc., one of the three largest consumer credit reporting agencies in in the United States, recently shared the following information regarding a data security incident that may have exposed some consumer information, including Social Security numbers and other identifying information.
A dedicated website to help consumers determine if their information was potentially impacted by this incident has been established for your convenience. Simply visit www.equifaxsecurity2017.com and click on Potential Impact in the top menu. You will be prompted to enter your last name as well as the last 6 digits of your Social Security number.
In addition, you are eligible to participate in Equifax’s FREE identity theft protection and credit file monitoring service, TrustedID Premier, available to U.S. consumers for one year.
This service includes:
Please note: this offer is available to all U.S. consumers for one year. To find out more information on this complimentary offer and to sign up, please click on the Enroll tab located on the EquifaxSecurity2017 website. You must complete the enrollment process by November 21, 2017.
If you have additional questions, please call the Equifax Call Center at (866) 447-7559, available from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Eastern time, Monday through Sunday.