September 12, 2017
On September 7, 2017, Equifax, one of the major credit reporting agencies, disclosed a data breach that potentially impacted 143 million U.S. consumers. We understand that many credit unions are receiving questions from members about the data breach and what they can do to protect themselves. The Illinois Credit Union League has provided information for credit unions to share with their members, available here
. This Alert addresses issues and concerns raised by the Equifax data breach, as well as what you can do to protect yourself and your credit union from losses due to the data breach.
NOTE: Click on the "here" link above to go to the Equifax site for details.