What you should know about the Equifax Breach
The consumer credit reporting agency Equifax recently announced a breach of their information systems that impacts more than 143 million people.
Because of the potential impact of this incident, you may want to take steps to protect your personal information. We recommend these resources to learn more:
Federal Trade Commission > The Equifax Data Breach
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau > Theft Protection
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