After a major breach last year, the credit rating agency promised an app that would make it easy — and free — to lock your credit. It didn’t work.
The company's interim CEO promises to "let consumers easily lock and unlock access to their Equifax credit files." The service would be "offered free, for life."
At a congressional hearing on Tuesday, Equifax’s former chief executive called on competitors to offer free credit locks for life. Experian declined to do so.
Consumers affected by the Equifax data breach are scrambling for ways to protect their financial lives. Some are considering Equifax's own credit monitoring service. Others suggest freezing your credit as a better option to such ser...
CEO Paulino do Rego Barros, Jr says Equifax screwed up and to make up for it, the company is working on a free credit locking service. The post Equifax Plans Free Credit Locking Service appeared first on ExtremeTech.