Posts Tagged With: Data Breach

Equifax Hacked – How You Can See If You’re Affected

Earlier today we learned that credit giant Equifax had been hacked leaving 143 million people vulnerable to identity theft as social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, etc. were exposed.  Greg at Frequent Miler had this post about how to see if you’re impacted so I thought I’d pass the info along.

First, visit this Equifax link and enter the data shown below:

Then Greg and his wife both got this box displayed:

He takes that to mean their data is safe.  When he clicked the ENROLL button he was taken to a page similar to this:

Unfortunately for me, I did not get the second box above but went straight to this third box.  I don’t know if that means my data was affected or not but I will be monitoring it closely and visiting the FAQ site mentioned in the link to find out more as soon as I’m allowed..

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