If you were one of the 147 million people affected by the Equifax data breach that occurred back in 2017, now is the time to file your claim to receive compensation according to a recent CNET article. If you aren’t sure whether or not you were affected by the breach, you can go to the FTC and official settlement site and use their online tool.
Everyone has until January 22, 2020 to file their claim and receive up to $125 for credit monitoring fees, and up to $20,000 to compensate for money spent to recover from the breach. As the Greater Washington DC Metropolitan area’s leading MSP and Cybersecurity expert, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at 703-790-0400 if you have any questions or concerns about cybercriminal activity that may be threatening your organization.
NOTE: MAKE SURE YOU ARE ON THE LEGITIMATE WEBSITE. There have been many fraudulent websites created in the wake of the announcement of the Equifax settlement.