Another day, another security breach announcement. This time it was Facebook announcing that hackers had stolen login credentials for 50 million user accounts. Earlier this year came an announcement from Equifax, the mother lode of personal information, that over 145 million American’s personal information had been compromised. These disclosures have forced the three main credit bureaus to make it easier to add a credit protection freeze to your credit file.
Once you have frozen your credit record with the three major credit bureaus, you can lift the freeze by following the instructions provided by Bankrate.com