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Equifax data breach - what you need to know.

 

Important information regarding the Equifax security breach.

Equifax, one of America's three major credit reporting agencies, had a recent data breach involving personal identifying information for approximately 143 million consumers.

Was your data stolen?
Equifax has published a website allowing consumers to check if their information was impacted by this event.

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What personal information was impacted?
The information impacted included names, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver's license numbers. In addition, credit card numbers for approximately 209,000 consumers and credit dispute documents containing personal identifying information for approximately 182,000 people.

View Equifax FAQs for this incident
 

Were Heritage Bank credit cards impacted?
At this time, it is unknown which banks and credit unions have been impacted as credit card issuers. Equifax is committed to communicating with all impacted credit card issuers when they determine which ones were part of this incident. If and when Heritage Bank is notified our card holders' information has been compromised, a notice will be sent to all affected card holders. In the meantime, please monitor your credit card transactions for fraudulent activity.

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What can you do to protect yourself?
Equifax is offering complimentary identity theft protection and credit file monitoring services with a product called TrustID Premier. The free enrollment period for this product will end on November 21, 2017.

Enroll in TrustID Premier
 

Tools and services to help you save, track and manage your money.

CardValet
Control debit card usage and spending on the go with the app that lets you turn your debit card on and off, create transaction limits and more.

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Online & Mobile Banking
Monitor your accounts anytime, from anywhere.

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FinanceWorks
Get the complete financial picture of all your accounts, all in one place-free with your Heritage account. Manage your bills, see where you're spending money, categorize expenses and more.

 

Information Security Tips and Resources

Our digital lives are becoming more sophisticated, and technology is changing rapidly. So it's important to keep up with trends and arm yourself with knowledge about identify theft, scams and Internet traps that could compromise your personal or financial information. The following resources were compiled to aid your online awareness, and show you the steps to take to ensure you're always protected.

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