How to get free ID theft protection and credit monitoring from Equifax

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DENVER — Credit reporting agency Equifax says personal information of potentially 143 million Americans might have been access by criminals in a cybersecurity incident.

RELATED: What happened and the personal information that might have been accessed

Regardless of whether your information might have been impacted, Equifax is providing the option to enroll in TrustedID Premier identity theft protection and credit file monitoring service.

RELATED: Enroll in free ID theft protection and credit monitoring from Equifax

Equifax said the unauthorized access to data by criminals happened from mid-May through July.

Equifax has also set up a tool to see if your personal information may have been accessed.

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