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The Equifax Breach: Resources for Protecting Your Personal Information

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The Equifax Breach You may already be aware of the fact that Equifax recently announced a possible cybersecurity breach that may have exposed the private information of 143 million consumers in the United States. Equifax believes the breach occurred  from mid-May through July of this year. Protecting Your Personal Information Many consumers have elected to have a security freeze placed on their credit reporting. A security freeze places a hold on releasing of credit information by a credit reporting agency.  Before…