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Equifax Inc. Announces Security Breach

Equifax Inc., which is considered one of the three largest American credit agencies, recently announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. Sometime between May and July 2017, criminals exploited a website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. These files include names, Social Security Numbers, birth dates, addresses and driver’s license numbers.

Visit Equifax’s security website to find out if you may have been impacted. You will also find answers to important questions you may have and information about a complimentary service available through Equifax for credit file monitoring and identity theft protection on this website. For additional credit monitoring, consider Centra’s Fraud Defender service, which you can take advantage of for as little as $3 a month. If you have more questions after you’ve read through the Equifax Inc. security website, visit your nearest Centra location or call us at 800-232-3642 and we will work to assist you.

 

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