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Cybersecurity Incident

To learn more about the cybersecurity incident, including whether your personal information may have been impacted or to sign up for free identity theft protection and credit file monitoring, click below:

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Lock & AlertTM Launching
January 31, 2018

Learn about the Lock & Alert service and help control who has access to your Equifax credit report for free, for life.1

In the meantime, explore our credit education

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While you’re more than a credit score at Equifax, understanding your credit behavior, credit report, and creditworthiness is an important first step in making sure you’re set up to reach your goals.

Identifying Your Credit Fingerprint

Your credit history is a lot like a fingerprint: Everyone’s credit history is unique, and no one’s looks exactly the same. Whether you’re just starting out, on a steady course, or need to understand how to get back on track, we give you the tools you need to understand how your financial behavior impacts you.

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Knowledge is the best line of defense when it comes to identity theft. The more you know, the better position you’ll be in if you’re ever a victim.

The Basics of Identity Theft

From child identity theft to tax identity theft to information on data breaches and how they might impact you, we provide you with the latest information, and what you can do to better protect your information, and the red flags you should be looking for when it comes to identity theft.

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If you’ve been a victim of identity theft, find out what you can do immediately to begin the recovery process.

Recovery Starts Here and Now

Has someone used your name, Social Security number, date of birth, or other identifying information, without your permission, to commit fraud? Learn the rights you have as a consumer and the immediate steps you can take to get back in control when your identity has been compromised.

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Be prepared for whatever is on your horizon by understanding how credit can impact your financial progress.

Create Your Best Tomorrow

Don't wait for surprises to derail life's milestones or your plans for the future. Find out what your credit history looks like and determine if there's financial behavior you want to change. Having the right tools at your fingertips can help you to understand how the choices you make may impact your credit.

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  1. Locking your Equifax credit file will prevent access to your Equifax credit file by certain third parties. Locking your Equifax credit file will not prevent access to your credit file at any other credit reporting agency. Entities that may still have access to your Equifax credit file include companies like Equifax Global Consumer Solutions which provide you with access to your credit report or credit score or monitor your credit file report; federal, state and local government agencies; companies reviewing your application for employment; companies that have a current account or relationship with you, and collection agencies acting on behalf of those whom you owe; for fraud detection and prevention purposes; and companies that wish to make pre-approved offers of credit or insurance to you. To opt out of such pre-approved offers, visit