The Equifax cyber breach almost seems like an old news story but Stewart Welch assures us, the main plot is yet to unfold. On July 29th, Equifax discovered hackers had stolen critical data of 143 million Americans. Do you think you are one of the lucky ones who was not affected? Probably not. Think about it. There are just over 300 million people living in America so 143 million is about half…and the other half are children! This hack is the cyber equivalent of Hurricane Harvey or Irma the carnage may be felt for decades. Why? Because the hackers have your most important data… data that you cannot change or delete including your full name, date of birth, Social Security number and address. With this data, criminals may be able to open new credit accounts in your name without you ever knowing about it…now or anytime in the future. Here's what you should do right now:
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