You have likely heard that on July 29, 2017, Equifax discovered a breach of some of the sensitive information that they maintain in their data bases. Equifax estimates that as many of 143 million Americans were impacted by this hack. This data security incident may have exposed some of your personal information, including your Social Security number and other identifying information.
Because of the extent of this cybersecurity incident, we suggest that you visit https://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com/. This site explains the incident and steps Equifax has undertaken to address it. In addition, it provides guidance on what you can do to protect your personal information.