The Equifax hack from last September is making headlines again as news hits that hackers likely got even more information than originally disclosed. As this story unfolds, there are reports that the government is ending investigations into the original breach and no legal action is being taken against the company or Equifax executives.
To freeze your credit, contact each of the credit bureaus using these phone numbers:
If you would prefer to use a website, here are the links (be sure to record the PIN they give you at the end of each process):
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