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Equifax data breach updates

Consumer reporting companies have a tremendous influence over consumers’ lives and, of course, hold a tremendous amount of data about those consumers. We want to make sure that consumers are treated fairly and receive the protections they deserve.

Below is a list of resources and public releases from the Bureau to help people understand what we currently know, and what steps or actions they can take to protect their personal information. 


Credit reports and scores

Credit reports and scores

Your credit reports and scores have a major impact on your financial opportunities. Our resources can help you better understand your credit reports and scores, learn how to correct inaccuracies, and improve your credit record over time.

Protecting against fraud

Current scams

  • Equifax isn't calling: A notice from the FTC

Latest releases

SEP 18, 2017

Top 10 ways to protect yourself in the wake of the Equifax data breach

Ten things you can do to protect yourself from identity theft and fraud after the Equifax data breach. Plus, an update on the  arbitration clause for Equifax’s offer of free credit monitoring. 

SEP 18, 2017

Servicemembers should secure their identity after the Equifax data breach

If you were one of the many servicemembers and their families affected by the recent Equifax data breach it is time for you to secure your identity. Thankfully, active duty servicemembers have special tools at their disposal. 

SEP 09, 2017

Identity theft protection following the Equifax data breach

Millions of Americans have been impacted by the recent Equifax data breach. Whether or not your personal information has been stolen, there are steps you can take to protect yourself and your credit.

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