September 7th 2017, Equifax announced that from mid-May through July 2017, criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. This may potentially impact 143 million U.S. consumers. The information accessed includes names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and drivers license numbers. Equifax set up a dedicated site with details on the incident at www.equifaxsecurity2017.com. To find out if you were one of the millions affected, click on the Potential Impact link in the top navigation. When directed to the Check Potential Impact webpage, you are then prompted to enter the last 6 digits of your Social Security number and last name. There is a response line available at 866-447-7559 if you have any questions regarding your potential information compromise.