The recent Equifax data breach exposed names, Social Security numbers, credit card numbers and other personal information. Unfortunately, a breach this large has the potential to affect nearly anyone, and we want you to know we’re here to help in any way we can.
While this was not a breach of MSGCU's systems, we understand that this incident is concerning to our members. Rest assured that the Equifax breach does not affect MSGCU's systems in any way and know that we continue to monitor our member accounts as we always have.
You can take steps to help protect yourself!
We understand that you may remain concerned about the potential of your personal information being affected now or at any time in the future. It is important that you take an active role in protecting yourself on an ongoing basis. As your financial partner with your best interest at heart, we strongly encourage you to make these good practices a part of your regular routine:
- Keep up on the latest breach-related news from Equifax at equifaxsecurity2017.com
- Actively monitor activity and transactions on all of your accounts with every financial institution
- Consider subscribing to a credit monitoring service
- Visit ftc.gov/idtheft for steps to protect against identity theft as well as other related information
- Review your credit report annually at no cost and without impact to your credit score at annualcreditreport.com
- In the case of suspected credit card fraud, simply contact us in-branch or via call center and we will take you through the standard resolution process. Members are not responsible for purchases made in a fraudulent manner.
- Be highly aware of suspicious phone calls, emails and links, which can be more prevalent following an incident like this.
- Review our security center for more helpful tips
- As always, reach out to any one of our helpful MSGCU team members, and we’ll be happy to assist in any way we can
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