Epic third-party breaches may be unavoidable, but by taking the proper password precautions, before and after, you can greatly mitigate potential damages.
While the there is no evidence of “unauthorized activity on Equifax’s core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases, if you have a credit file with Equifax, there’s a chance at least some of your data may have been involved in this breach.
Regardless, if you do have an account with a site you believe may have been affected by Cloudbleed, there are some safety precautions you can take. One is to change your password. Another is resetting session tokens by logging in and out.