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Three steps to take today if you have been impacted by the Equifax data breach

There are three immediate steps you can take on your own to begin to address the risk the potentially dangerous Equifax data breach poses. These steps are apart from signing up with Equifax for credit monitoring. Here are the steps, with explanations below. Information for Canadian and UK residents is included where available: If you

Consumer Tips: How you can retrieve your federally mandated free credit report

The simplest way of accessing your free credit report is to either call or to mail for the report. Please see the tips below for more information about these ways of accessing your credit report. However, if you do decide to retrieve your free credit report via the Internet at the official www.annualcreditreport.com site, please make sure you go to the correct site. You do not have to pay to receive your free annual credit report. If you are on a site that is asking you to pay for your credit report, double check the spelling of the site, or use the call-in and mail-in methods.

WPF Resource Page: AnnualCreditReport.com

Landing page for Call Don’t Click: Why it’s smarter to order your federally mandated free credit reports via telephone, not the Interent. A report on www.annualcreditreport.com by the World Privacy Forum.

FTC responds to WPF’s Call Don’t Click Report and takes action against impostors

The Federal Trade Commission has taken action on the hundreds of imposter domains the World Privacy Forum uncovered and discussed in its Call Don’t Click I and II reports. Announcing the FTC action, Bureau Chief Lydia Parnes said: “Consumers also need to be alert about impostor sites – sites that misspell annualcreditreport.com or use sound