Possible New Law Would Make Credit Freeze Services Free

After Equifax’s huge data breach last year, 145 million consumers were at risk of identity theft. Equifax offered free credit freezes to people affected by the information hack until June 2018. Lawmakers say it’s not enough and consumers shouldn’t have to pay fees to lock down their personal information. They’ve called for more safety measures that would protect ...
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Equifax Extends Offer to Freeze Credit Reports

After the personal information of 145.5 million people was exposed to hackers during the Equifax security breach last year, the company offered to waive the normal fees to freeze credit reports for individuals if they received a request to do so before January 31, 2018.
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Was I Affected by the Equifax Data Breach?

Recently Equifax revealed that 143 million consumers had their personal information exposed in a data breach from May to June 2017. That represents 44% of the American population.  
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