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ICBA Sues Equifax

On November 27, 2017, ICBA filed a lawsuit on behalf of all community bankers against Equifax Inc. following its recent breach of 145.5 million consumer records and 209,000 payment cards. Read more below.

  
  

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FTC Encourages Credit Freezes Following Equifax Hack

Sep 22, 2017
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The Federal Trade Commission encouraged consumers to consider placing security freezes with the three major credit reporting agencies following the data breach at Equifax. The FTC notice, which follows a previous note distinguishing fraud alerts from credit freezes, said that consumers should place a freeze with all three credit bureaus to be effective.

 

tips for community bankers spotlighting potential risks from the Equifax breach. The association has also released a customizable letter that community banks can use to inform their customers about the breach.

 


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FTC Encourages Credit Freezes Following Equifax Hack

Sep 22, 2017
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The Federal Trade Commission encouraged consumers to consider placing security freezes with the three major credit reporting agencies following the data breach at Equifax. The FTC notice, which follows a previous note distinguishing fraud alerts from credit freezes, said that consumers should place a freeze with all three credit bureaus to be effective.

 

tips for community bankers spotlighting potential risks from the Equifax breach. The association has also released a customizable letter that community banks can use to inform their customers about the breach.

 

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ICBA & FS-ISAC Fraud Mitigation Post-Data Breach Webinar Materials