Equifax Breach – What You Need To Do

  • Visit www.equifaxsecurity2017.com
  • Click on the “Am I Impacted?” tab
  • MAKE SURE you are on a secure computer with an encrypted network connection
  • Enter your last name and last six digits of your social security number – the site will tell you if you have been affected
  • You will be provided with a date when you can come back to enroll for one year of free credit monitoring
  • You will have until November 21, 2017, to do so
  • Check your credit reports from all three bureaus – Equifax, Experian & TransUnion for free at www.freecreditreports.com
  • Monitor your credit cards and bank accounts closely for charges you do not recognize
  • Consider placing a fraud alert or credit freeze on your files
  • For 2018? File your taxes EARLY. If your information has been compromised, this is a prime time for the scammer to get your refund!