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Help with the Equifax security breach


September 6, 2017

By now you've heard about the enormous breach in security at Equifax, one of the three main credit bureaus. It's affected close to 150 million people, compromising social security numbers and other highly sensitive personal financial information.

There are steps you can take to minimize potential danger to your credit. One of the biggest aids is coming from Equifax itself, which is clearly feeling the need to step up in this crisis. Equifax has established a web site that allows you to immediately check if you're one of the millions impacted by its security breach. As well, the service has set up a free monitoring service, normally available only for a monthly fee, for those impacted.


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