Equifax, one of three U.S. credit reporting agencies, recently experienced a security breach that affects 143 million Americans and their sensitive information.
Of the total, the breach also compromised 209,000 credit card numbers. The company will mail notices to the people associated with those credit cards.
Find out if the hackers gained access to your information – including Social Security numbers. Visit www.equifaxsecurity2017.com and click “Potential Impact”.
After you check your status, sign up for a year of free credit monitoring and identity theft protection. Equifax offers this service whether or not anyone touched your information.
Equifax data breach: What you need to know