Credit Freeze

Instituting a “Credit Freeze” may be your best defense after 143 million Equifax records breached

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s no way around it: The news from credit reporting company Equifax that 143 million Americans had their information exposed is extremely serious. Crucial pieces of personal data that criminals could use to commit identity theft – Social Security numbers, birthdates, address histories, legal names – were all obtained. That’s information […]