Tag: identity theft
Equifax had a data breach—Here’s how you can protect your financial info Equifax, one of the major credit reporting agencies, announced recently that it encountered a cyber security incident. Equifax announced that about 143 million consumers potentially had their personally identifiable information compromised.
It is imperative that you are always vigilant with your personal and financial information. Please be aware that there are always criminals trying to get information that they can use to steal your identity or commit fraud to steal money from you or your financial institution.
Shredding documents is one of the best ways to protect yourself against identity theft. To help make it easy, Scott Credit Union is offering a shred day in conjunction with the company “Shred-it.”