Equifax Cybersecurity Incident Announcement
Equifax Credit Bureau just announced a Cybersecurity Incident that could potentially impact consumer’s personal information. They have provided tools to help guide you through the process of checking your own personal information as well as enroll in their complimentary identity theft and credit monitoring program called TrustedID Premiere. All pertinent information and instructions can be found on their website: https://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com/ . Once there, you can also view frequently asked questions and next steps.
Follow these steps to identify impact and enroll in their complimentary monitoring program:
If you have further questions or need assistance, they have provided a dedicated call center at 866-447-7559, open every day (including weekends) from 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. EST.
IC Federal Credit Union takes all necessary precautions to protect your account information. We will never ask you for your account number, social security number or any other personal information whether by email or telephone. Our partner government agency, NCUA has provided Cyber Scams and Identity theft educational information that can help you in determining whether a caller or email request is from a trusted source or someone just fishing for your personal information. The best way to protect your information is to arm yourself with knowledge.
Remember, you can monitor your IC accounts within Mobile and Online Banking as well. If you suspect suspicious activity, please call 800.262.1001 immediately.