Equifax Breach

There has been a recent announcement that Equifax®, a major credit bureau experienced a cybersecurity breach that resulted in approximately 143 million consumers’ private information being exposed.  The potential impact if consumers’ names, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, driver’s license numbers, and in some cases credit card numbers being compromised may be far reaching.

There is certain to be more news coverage in regards to this breach, but in the meantime please use caution to avoid any additional attempts for fraudsters to obtain your personal information. Equifax has established a page for you to view updates from them in regards to this breach.