Equifax Data Breach
September 8, 2017
Equifax Inc. says a giant cybersecurity incident compromised personal information potentially impacting millions of U.S. consumers.
Cybercriminals have accessed sensitive information:
Primarily includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. In addition, credit card numbers for approximately 209,000 U.S. consumers, and personal identifying information for another 182,000 consumers who were involved in credit report disputes.
Visit this website to submit your name and last six digits of your social security number. Users are then provided with a date when they will be enrolled in free ID Theft protection and credit monitoring services.
Equifax Contact Information:
Consumers with additional questions can contact their dedicated call center at 866-447-7559 which is open every day from 7AM - 1AM Eastern time.
Ohio Attorney General's Office
Here are some tips from the Ohio Attorney General's Office in regards to the Equifax Breach.
Continue to stay vigilant with your accounts:
Monitor your accounts through Online Banking and our CUO Mobile App
Check your credit report at least annually.
Sign-up for Visa Purchase Alerts - Receive email or text alerts on your CUO Visa credit, debit or prepaid accounts. Set thresholds, international transactions and more. Sign up here.