As you may have seen in the news, the credit reporting agency Equifax publicly announced on Thursday, September 7, that it experienced a data breach between May and July through which criminals gained access to sensitive information for 143 million American consumers.
How do I determine if I was affected?
You can check if you have been affected by the Equifax data breach at https://equifaxsecurity2017.com.
If I was affected, what should I do?
If you were affected by the data breach, you should monitor your accounts and check your credit report for unauthorized activity. You should also consider enrolling in credit monitoring and identity protection services.
What is Amalgamated Bank doing?
While Amalgamated Bank is not affiliated with Equifax and was no way involved in the incident, we are more committed than ever to protecting the safety and security of your account(s) and personal information. As an immediate step, we are reviewing our security practices for areas where we may implement extra security enhancements. Please visit our Security Center for more infomation about how we secure your account(s) and personal information and what you can do to further protect yourself.
We value your business and your trust, and we are here for you if you have any questions or concerns. Please feel free to contact us at 800-662-0860 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.