A major credit reporting company, Equifax, had a large-scale breach. It has effected lots of us. Even those whose data wasn’t compromised should still use this as an opportunity to think about data security and whether everything in our credit reports is correct.
Check out this great resource on what to do in response to the breach. It is from my former colleague Rohit Chopra who is now doing terrific work at the Consumer Federation.
This piece will answer a lot of your questions. If you have more questions, be in touch!