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Chatbot offers legal help to Equifax data breach victims

Chatbot offers legal help to Equifax data breach victims

Over 143 million Americans, or half of the countries population, was affected by the Equifax data breach. Your existing credit cards and other accounts will not be impacted.

And don't forget to setup fraud alerts on you bank and credit cards if you don't already have them.

To enroll, go to www.equifaxsecurity2017.com and click on the Check Potential Impact tab. Names, addresses, birth dates, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers and other information are held by Equifax. If you access your work email on your phone and someone sends you a sensitive document at work, it doesn't matter if they put all the security patches on it if you open that on your phone it can be hacked. So will you forgo that ten dollars, yes, but is a year of free credit monitoring service worth it? The enrollment process is scheduled over several days to minimize delays, the Equifax website says.

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"Everything will be around the children, I haven't worked for over a year now because they needed me home", she said. On how she makes decisions now: "Everything will be around the children".

"We pride ourselves on being a leader in managing and protecting data, and we are conducting a thorough review of our overall security operations", said Richard Smith, Equifax chairman and chief executive, when the breach was revealed. Also, you will need to unfreeze the account if, and when, you do a legitimate credit check. To avoid difficulties that could be caused by a freeze, he recommended that people first obtain credit reports and sign up for monitoring before requesting to freeze their files. You are allowed a free copy once a year from each of the three credit reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion.

These breaches led to more than 143 million people's personal information to be exposed.

"A lot of times we download an app, and it comes with a huge screen of 26 different permissions.you've got to kind of think through that", said Cocanower.

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- Consider a credit freeze. He says it's a good idea to freeze your credit immediately. If you want to take out a loan yourself, you'll have to contact the reporting agency to temporarily lift the freeze.

Both Congress and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Friday they will investigate Equifax, it's data breach and the seemingly sneaky stipulations written in the company's legalese-filled policy.

The Federal Trade Commission's website, www.ftc.gov/idtheft, also offers information about how to protect yourself against fraud.

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As the magnitude of the Equifax hack sinks in, more people are realizing they've been victimized and cyber security specialists are being inundated with calls and questions about what to do next.

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