Montgomery County, TN – This notification regarding the hacking of Clarksville Montgomery County School System data is going to all employees’ and students’ telephone contact numbers to best ensure that the message is received.
It is important for all employees, former employees, current and former students to know that it is recommended that action should be taken to protect your identity and credit.While the hacker did release a list of names and personal identifiable information to media and on various websites yesterday, it is likely that there are more individuals affected than are on the list so everyone should be on alert.
For more information on frequently asked questions and options to protect your credit, contact any of the three credit bureaus and/or the Federal Trade Commission:
- Equifax: at www.Equifax.com. The phone number is 888.766.0008
- Transunion: at www.transunion.com. The phone number is 800.680.7289
- Or Expirian: at www.expirian.com. The phone number is 888.397.3742.
Or you can find more information at the Federal Trade Commission website which is www.FTC.gov/bep/edu/microsites/idtheft
The School System leadership understands this is a difficult situation for everyone, and we are sympathetic to the stress and frustration you must be feeling. The Social Security Office and the U.S. Attorney’s office have contacted us to say it is not necessary to call either of those agencies about this situation.
We will continue to keep you updated as we receive information. Thank you.