Recently several clients have called to inquire about the Equifax notification that criminal hacking may have occurred. Here is the announcement from Equifax and a link for you to check to make sure your identify was not compromised.
On July 29, 2017, Equifax discovered that criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Upon discovery, we acted immediately to stop the intrusion. The company promptly engaged a leading, independent cybersecurity firm which has been conducting a comprehensive forensic review to determine the scope of the intrusion, including the specific data impacted. Equifax also reported the criminal access to law enforcement and continues to work with authorities. Based on the company’s investigation, the unauthorized access occurred from mid-May through July 2017.
Here is the link to determine if you were personally impacted.
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