Direct Financial is aware of a significant breach of personal information at the Equifax credit reporting agency. Equifax has set up an informational site regarding the incident:
Equifax also provides a method for people to check to see if their personal information was involved in the incident, and if so, to sign up for identity theft and credit monitoring services:
Direct Financial, like most financial organizations, reports information on its members on a monthly basis to the major credit bureaus, including Equifax. This information includes payment history on any loans that you have with Direct Financial. Direct Financial was not breached, and the reporting mechanism that Direct Financial uses was not breached as part of this incident.