Are you at risk from the recent data breach?

As you’ve probably heard, Equifax, a leading credit reporting company, reported a data breach event that potentially impacts 143 million U.S. consumers. If you were affected by this breach, please read the following:

If you were affected by the breach, you should have received a notification from Equifax. Please read it carefully to see what information was exposed and how. The notice provides a way to prove that the data was compromised through no fault of your own.

You can go to http://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com and click on Potential Impact to see if your personal information was potentially impacted by the breach.

Review your account to see what information it contained and what was compromised. Look for unauthorized activities, such as a change of address or phone number.

Equifax is offering free access to their TrustedID Premier monitoring services for anyone who has used Equifax in the past, whether or not they were affected by the recent data breach.

To sign up for free credit monitoring, visit http://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com and click Enroll.

E. R. Munro and Company offers Identity Theft insurance. If you want more information on this coverage, please call 1-877-376-8676 or go to our Web site at www.ermunro.com.

 

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