Our latest tips and updates on the Equifax data breach affecting millions of people.
Servicemembers should secure their identities.
A collection of the latest releases, tips, updates, known scams, and information from CFPB and other federal agencies working to support the millions of people affected by the Equifax data breach.
Medidas que puede tomar si cree que la violación
de datos en Equifax lo puede afectar.
Steps to take if you’re concerned about the Equifax data breach.
We have some ways for you to channel your inner financial action hero and be prepared, no matter what the disaster.
There are many in the criminal justice system who may be at risk of identity theft and other consumer financial fraud. Our new fraud protection tip sheet can help.
Banks and credit unions are in a unique position to prevent financial exploitation of older Americans and to intervene effectively when older account holders are targeted or victimized. That is why today we are releasing an advisory and report for banks and credit unions on how they can better protect older consumers from financial abuse.
Lately, we’ve received questions from people wanting to know what these chips are and how they work. As a new federal agency, we’re committed to providing you with trustworthy information about consumer financial products—including bank accounts and credit cards. Here are a few things you should know about chip technology.
Being away and mission-focused means you won’t be able to regularly check your accounts or credit report, so you may be at increased risk for fraud or identity theft. Today, we’re releasing our Fraud Alert Fact Sheet, which provides you with the information you need to know about getting protective alerts inserted into your credit reports when you’re away.