Your current and prospective borrowers can take steps to mitigate the massive breach at Equifax Inc. of personal data on more than 140 million Americans.

On July 29, the Atlanta-based credit repository discovered that starting as early as May, information was stolen on an estimated 143 million U.S. residents.

Among the stolen data was names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and — in some instances — driver’s license numbers.

Source: Mortgage Daily