What records are hacked in the equifax hack?
For nearly 200 million people .
These records included:
1. First and last names
2. Social Security numbers
3. Birth dates
4. Current and past addresses
5. Drivers License numbers
What is the impact of equifax hack?
Since Social Security numbers were affected, there is risk of tax fraud.
Steps you should take right now to protect your family
- Get your credit reports ASAP
- Freeze your credit
- Make sure you have birth certificates for everyone in your family
- File your taxes promptly
- Be vigilant when strangers contact you
You can check out more on the details about equifax protecting your family checklist
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