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The Two Free Ways To Protect Your Credit After Capital One's Massive Data Breach

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The Two Free Ways To Protect Your Credit After Capital One's Massive Data Breach
The Two Free Ways To Protect Your Credit After Capital One's Massive Data Breach

Capital One was hit with a data breach in late March, affecting an estimated 100 million US users.

The breach compromised approximately 140,000 customers' Social Security numbers and 80,000 linked bank account numbers.

Business Insider reports there are two free ways to protect against future fraud: set up a fraud alert or freeze your credit.

To set up a fraud alert, just call one of the three credit bureaus, Experian, Equifax, or TransUnion.

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