OPM breach – freeze your credit?

image002-1I’ve frozen my credit, given the severity of the OPM breach and given where I am in my life. This is not without significant annoyances as you’ll need to deal with unfreezing every time someone wants to check your credit.

But if you think this is for you, here’s the shortcut links to the four bureaus. You can do it all online in an hour, and $40. EquifaxExperianInnovis and Trans Union

Many many thanks to Brian Krebs from Krebs on Security, an invaluable blog. Two relevant posts:

http://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/09/opm-misspends-133m-on-credit-monitoring/

http://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/06/how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-embrace-the-security-freeze/