Part 2: What is TrustedID Premier?

Part 2: What is TrustedID Premier?

Equifax’s response to the data breach is to offer consumers one free year of credit file monitoring services through TrustedID Premier. This includes monitoring reports generated by Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion; the ability to lock and unlock Equifax credit reports with a credit freeze: identity theft insurance; and Social Security number monitoring.

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What The Equifax Data Breach Means – Part 1

What The Equifax Data Breach Means – Part 1

Equifax, one of the three main credit reporting agencies, announced a massive data security breach Sept. 7 that exposed vital personal identification data, including names, addresses, and social security numbers of as many as 143 million consumers, roughly 55 percent of Americans ages 18 and older.

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