Credit Bureau Equifax Says 143 Million Consumers' Social Security Numbers Have Been Breached

One of the big three credit bureaus, Equifax, a group responsible for measuring your economic trustworthiness, hasn’t exactly been trustful themselves. For over a month, they’ve known that 143 million Americans’ credit information, Social Security numbers, names, and birthdays have been compromised by a hacking scam. For over a month they’ve known, but they’re just admitting it publicly now. If you’re worried that your private data might not be so private anymore, click HERE. Equifax is at least giving out free credit monitoring for a year.