TO THE EDITOR:
There is nearly a 50 percent chance your data was compromised in the recent Equifax breach.
The data released from the breach included names, Social Security numbers and dates of birth — the only three types of data required to make an online credit monitoring account.
Many students have not yet created these credit accounts through the three credit reporting agencies, Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion, and it is possible fake accounts have been created in your name.
If you believe your information may have been breached here is what you should do: