Equifax Inc.(Last Updated 9/7/2017)
Equifax Inc. announced on September 7, 2017 a cyber security incident. Based on Equifax's investigation, the unauthorized access occurred from mid-May through July 2017, potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. The information compromised includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver's license numbers and credit card numbers.
In response to the incident, Equifax is offering free identity theft protection and credit file monitoring to all U.S. consumers, even those that are not impacted by this incident. This offering, called TrustedID Premier, includes 3-Bureau credit monitoring of Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion credit reports; copies of Equifax credit reports; the ability to lock and unlock Equifax credit reports; identity theft insurance; and Internet scanning for Social Security numbers - all complimentary to U.S. consumers for one year.
For more information please visit https://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com/