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A new law created after the Equifax breach allows Americans to lock down their credit for free. Reuters/Dado Ruvic
Affected by the Equifax hack? Here’s what to do now

It’s been several months since credit reporting agency Equifax discovered a data breach that compromised the personal information -- names, addresses, birth dates and social security numbers -- of more than 145 million people. Here's what we know now.