If you receive this alert, the subject line will read Equifax WebDetectTM Notification.
You may receive this alert if any of your personal information (social insurance number, credit or debit card number, bank account number) appears on potentially malicious websites (often referred to as the Dark Web).
These alerts are not activated by default as part of your credit monitoring plan. If you would like to receive these alerts, you must activate web monitoring in your account preferences and provide your social insurance number, credit card number, etc so that they can be detected.
What you should do: If you receive this alert, you may review Equifax's education content within the "View alert details/More details" section of the Alerts message.