Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting agencies in the nation, announced yesterday that it suffered a major cyber breach. The breach is currently estimated to affect approximately 143 million personal records.
To identify if you are part of the breach, Equifax has provided a website. Further, they are offering free credit monitoring. The website to check to find out if you are part of the breach is as follows: https://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com
If you elect to use their credit monitoring service, you will notice that the enrollment will not start until next week. In the interim, closely monitor your accounts.