Equifax Data Breach - Member Impact
Equifax is one of the three national credit bureaus and experienced a data breach on July 29, 2017. 143 million Americans’ personal data may have been compromised. Seaboard FCU reports credit information to all three credit bureaus: TransUnion, Experian and Equifax.
See if your personal information is potentially impacted
To determine if your personal information may have been impacted and for steps to protect your information, please visit: https://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com/potential-impact/
For consumers with additional questions, Equifax has established a dedicated call center. The call center is available at 866-447-7559, every day (including weekends) from 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. Eastern time.
To learn more about the Breach and Identity Theft tips
To learn more about the breach and identity theft tips, please visit: https://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com/consumer-notice/
Seaboard FCU recommends that members be vigilant in reviewing their account statements and credit reports, and that they immediately report any unauthorized activity to their financial institutions. We also recommend that they monitor their personal information and visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website, www.ftc.gov/idtheft, to obtain information about steps they can take to better protect against identity theft as well as information about fraud alerts and security freezes.
Please take this opportunity to obtain and review your free annual credit report: www.annualcreditreport.com.