Tips for Consumers Affected by Equifax Data Breach

September 08, 2017

Credit Monitoring Equifax announced Thursday that approximately 143 million Americans have had their personal information exposed due to an attack on their system between May and June of this year. The theft obtained consumers’ names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some cases, driver’s license numbers.

BBB has several tips for credit freezes and fraud alerts for consumers who have been affected by this data breach. To read the full release from the Council of Better Business Bureaus, click here.