Thanks to the Equifax hack, freezing your credit has become pretty much a must-do for millions of Americans. But if you’re planning to buy the iPhone X soon, that could be a problem.
Credit report giant Equifax confirms a “cybersecurity incident” may have compromised the data of 143 million U.S. customers.
Criminals gained access to Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, credit card numbers and more between mid-May and July of this year. It’s one of the biggest and most worrisome data breaches in history.
Here’s what to do if you’re one of the customers affected.