Equifax Cybersecurity Incident
September 8, 2017
It was reported that Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting agencies, had a cybersecurity incident that impacted approximately 143 million people. Please visit www.equifaxsecurity2017.com for more information.
The Federal Trade Commission has provided additional guidance on what to do regarding this incident: www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2017/09/equifax-data-breach-what-do?utm_source=govdelivery
Additionally, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has published a guide titled "The Top 10 ways to protect yourself in the wake of the Equifax data breach: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/blog/top-10-ways-protect-yourself-wake-equifax-data-breach/
At Peoples Bank, your security is our top priority. We encourage you to monitor your accounts through Online and Mobile Banking. Additionally, we offer account alerts that allow you to receive emails or text messages regarding activity on your account. Click here to enroll https://www.ibankpeoples.com/products/personal/ebanking/online_banking/ or contact your local Banking Center for more information.