EQUIFAX VOLUNTARY SECURITY FREEZE PROGRAM

According to Equifax, if you live in Alabama (a state without a state mandated freeze alert) you can place a freeze alert on your Equifax credit report under the Equifax Voluntary Security Freeze Program.  The security freeze is designed to prevent the disclosure of your Equifax credit report without your permission. Equifax asks for the … Continue reading EQUIFAX VOLUNTARY SECURITY FREEZE PROGRAM

TRINITY HOSPITAL PATIENT DATA STOLEN BY EMPLOYEE

The Birmingham News is reporting Chelsea Catherine Stewart was charged with stealing more than 4,500 patients' medical records from Trinity Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama.  The matter is currently under investigation and while authorities have not disclosed her motive for stealing the patients' personal identifying information (PII).  However, the identity thief's notes indicated that she planned to run … Continue reading TRINITY HOSPITAL PATIENT DATA STOLEN BY EMPLOYEE