Friday, September 08, 2017
We at Farmers State Bank understand the concern for your personal information due to a recent news release that reports that Credit Reporting Firm Equifax has had a data breach, which could affect 143 million U.S. consumers. As of 9/7/2017, Equifax has stated that there is “No Evidence of Unauthorized Access to Core Consumer or Commercial Credit Reporting Databases”. Regardless, it may be in your best interest to understand and review the information Equifax has been issuing in Response.
Equifax is working to contact any consumers who may be at risk. Equifax has established a dedicated website, www.equifaxsecurity2017.com, to help consumers determine if their information has been potentially impacted. Consumers can also contact a dedicated call center at 866-447-7559.
To see the recommended courses of action the Federal Trade Commission has provided on the breach, please click here.
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