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EQUIFAX Breach - What You Need to Know

Posted on: October 24, 2017

As of October 6, 2017, sensitive data belonging to 148 million consumers has been breached.  The leaked information may include:

  • Consumer Names
  • Social Security Numbers
  • Birthdates
  • Addresses
  • Driver's License Numbers (in some cases)

Additionally, the following information may have also been exposed:

  • 209,000 credit cards
  • 182,000 consumer dispute documents containing personal information.

Here is what Equifax is suggesting on their new website https://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com to protect yourself:

Should you have any further questions or concerns, feel free to stop in or call to discuss with an American Savings Bank associate