NextAdvisor Blog - Equifax Breach

A Year Later: What the 2017 Equifax Breach Taught Us

It's been one year since the 2017 Equifax breach, and we're looking at the mistakes that were made, what's been done to make it right and what comes next.
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New Legislation Means Free Credit Freezes for Everyone

The days of paying to place, temporarily lift or permanently remove a credit freeze are over. New legislation means free credit freezes for everyone.
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2.4 Million More Equifax Breach Victims Discovered: Are You One of Them?

New information reveals that an additional 2.4 million Equifax breach victims have been uncovered. What information was stolen and what can people do?
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Equifax Misled Consumers on Size of Data Breach: Even More Information Compromised

New revelations show Equifax misled consumers by failing to report all of the facts of its 2017 data breach, leaving more personal information exposed.
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Tax Season Post-Equifax: What the Massive Data Breach Means for Your Taxes

What's in store for tax season post-Equifax? Learn how the mega breach could impact the upcoming tax filing season and find out how to protect yourself.
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Can Children Be Data Breach Victims?

Although we do our best to keep our kids safe, there are aspects of our technology-filled world that can cause our children to become data breach victims.
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Is Equifax Selling Your Work History?

Equifax collects personal information from millions of people, including work history. Learn how you can freeze your data and stop Equifax from selling it.
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Privacy in the Era of Mass Data Collection: Who Has Your Information?

You may have heard of companies collecting your data and selling it to others, but do you really understand the world of data collection? We break it down.
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What is Forced Arbitration and Why Does It Matter?

The practice of forced arbitration clauses has been making headlines recently, so we're detailing what it is and how it'll affect you.
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What Did We Learn from the Equifax Breach?

Although we're only two months removed from the Equifax breach, there are a lot of takeaways from the incident. We have a breakdown of these takeaways.
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