143 million people’s social security numbers were exposed in the Equifax hack — here’s how to check if you’re one of them

143 million people’s social security numbers were exposed in the Equifax hack — here’s how to check if you’re one of them

Equifax, a company that provides credit scores, said on Thursday that the personal information of 143 million people may have been accessed by hackers.

The details potentially accessed by hackers between mid-May and July include names, social security numbers, some credit card numbers and personal documents. 

Equifax set up a siteequifaxsecurity2017.com, to help you find out whether your information was compromised.

Once there, you can click to check your potential impact.

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