What do I do when my credit is hacked?

Here is information from some trusted sources about what to do when your credit has been hacked.

Key Steps to Minimize Risk After Equifax Data Breach

Nearly every adult with a credit history is at risk of identity theft after the recent Equifax data breach. In this free article, the National Consumer Law Center offers key advice for consumers, with specific steps that can be taken to minimize the risks—freezes, thaws, fraud alerts, credit monitoring, and more. Read article

 

A Credit Freeze Won’t Help With All Equifax Breach Threats

There are other dangers you should know about. Here’s how to protect yourself. Read article from Consumer Reports.

 

Experian Site Can Give Anyone Your Credit Freeze PIN

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About Jill Michaux

Jill Michaux is a Kansas bankruptcy attorney. She can be found on Google+. She and her partner, Mark Neis, are Topeka's only board certified consumer bankruptcy law specialists.

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