Equifax, a company that provides credit scores, said on Thursday that the personal information of 143 million people may have been accessed by hackers.

The details potentially accessed by hackers between mid-May and July include names, social security numbers, some credit card numbers and personal documents.

Equifax set up a site, equifaxsecurity2017.com, to help you find out whether your information was compromised. You can also access the site via Equifax’s homepage.

Once there, you can click to check your potential impact.

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The page will then ask for your last name and the last 6 digits of your social security number.

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Once that’s done, Equifax will send a message letting you know if your information was part of the hack.

Some readers have pointed out that the site isn’t working for them, or didn’t send them a message. We’ve reached out to Equifax for clarification and will update the post when we hear back.


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