Equifax Data Breach
Recently, Equifax Inc, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting 143 million U.S. consumers. Equifax is working with authorities and an independent cybersecurity firm to investigate the incident.
Any consumers with questions are encouraged to contact Equifax at their dedicated call center at 1-866-447-7559.
This type of incident can also generate scams, such as emails or phone calls trying to capture more personal information. Customers can help protect themselves by being wary of any calls or emails claiming to be from Equifax and by not giving out personal information.
To learn more about keeping your accounts and information safe, visit our Security Center.