Concerned about the Equifax breach? Here's what you need to know.
September 14, 2017
Although bankESB is not responsible for this information breach, we feel strongly that all consumers should be educated about the details of the Equifax Credit Bureau breach. The list of Frequently Asked Questions below were provided by Equifax. Reading through them will help you to understand the details and options so that you can make an informed choice regarding any action that may be right for you.
Frequently Asked Questions
I’ve been hearing about the Equifax breach in the news. What happened?
Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, experienced a massive data breach. The hackers accessed people’s names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. They also stole credit card numbers for about 209,000 people and dispute documents with personal identifying information for about 182,000 people.