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The credit bureau Equifax will pay about $650 million - and perhaps much more - to resolve most claims stemming from a 2017 data breach that exposed sensitive information on more than 147 million consumers and demonstrated how little control Americans have over their personal data.What do you need to know about Equifax data breach?
What You Should Do Find out whether your information is potentially at risk. Equifax has set up a website that allows consumers to determine whether their information was potentially compromised. Sign up for credit monitoring. Equifax announced that it would provide free credit monitoring to all U.S. ... Freeze your credit. ... Check your accounts. ...