What will the near-term impact be?
Have you been affected? If so, how can you try to protect yourself?
On September 7, credit reporting agency Equifax dropped a consumer bombshell. It revealed that cybercriminals had gained access to the personal information of as many as 143 million American between May & July – about 44% of the U.S population. The culprits were able to retrieve roughly 209,000 credit card numbers, in addition to many Social Security and driver’s license numbers. 1