article in today's New York times recommends using a credit freeze. https://nytimes.com/2017/09/08/your-money/identity-theft/equifaxs-instructions-are-confusing-heres-what-to-do-now.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fbusiness&action=click&contentCollection=business®ion=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=2&pgtype=sectionfront&_r=0
I have already been a victim of identity theft and I did originally put a credit freeze on my account. When I wanted to open a short lived cd offer at veridian credit union, by the time I took the credit freeze off, the offer had expired. I found unlocking the credit freeze required a fair amount of time and after that I decided to get rid of the credit freeze. I already have a 7 year fraud alert on my account(I don't know why they only do a 7 year one, it should be lifetime)
What do others think of this?