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General Announcements

Current and archived General Announcements, which contain technical information about our services and compliance requirements.

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Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #171 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 12/03/2018

Contents include:

  • New models: CreditVision® Link 2.0 Score and CreditVision® Alternative 2.0 Score Models
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #170 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 08/14/2018

Contents include:

  • Notice: Economic Recovery, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Law (S.2155)
  • Update: Use type codes
  • Update: Changes to the Employment Credit Report Bill of Rights statement
  • Update: Access codes to obtain frozen credit files
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #169 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 08/01/2018

Contents include:

  • Update: Risk-based Pricing Rules
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #168 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 07/02/2018

Contents include:

  • Update: TransUnion is disabling TLS 1.0 and requiring stronger cipher access for all systems effective July 31, 2018 - updated from June 30
  • Service enhancement: Habitational Online now allows ranged addresses on input
  • Update: New error codes and new status code for Habitational Online standalone service
  • New models: CreditVision® alternative credit products including hit flag, attributes, and scores
  • Update: New alert added for Identity VerificationSM
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #167 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 06/01/2018

Contents include:

  • Notice: High Risk Fraud Search is now IDVisionSM Search
  • Enhanced standalone service: IDVisionSM Search (formerly High Risk Fraud Search)
  • Update: New alert added for IDVisionSM Alerts
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #166 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 05/01/2018

Contents include:

  • Update: TransUnion is disabling TLS 1.0 access for all systems beginning June 30, 2018
  • Update: IDVisionSM Alerts (formerly High Risk Fraud Alert) add-on service now available on TU Direct
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #165 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 04/02/2018

Contents include:

  • Update: TransUnion is disabling TLS 1.0 access for all systems beginning June 30, 2018
  • Enhancement: Custom model integration capability
Last Updated: 05/01/2018

The Envision TLS 1.0 disablement topic has been removed. All other content is unchanged.

Originally published March 1, 2018.

Contents include:

  • Update: TransUnion is disabling TLS 1.0 access for all systems beginning June 30, 2018
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #163 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 02/15/2018

Contents include:

  • Update: TransUnion is disabling TLS 1.0 access beginning June 30, 2018
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #162 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 02/01/2018

Contents include:

  • Notice: TransUnion scheduled maintenance for the ACE application
  • Notice: Custom reporting requests for select services to be discontinued
  • Update: New compliance and fraud alerts available for IDVisionSM Alerts add-on service
Last Updated: 07/02/2018

In the topic New standalone service: Habitational Online, a new status of exceededMaximumConsumerThreshold has been added to the TUXML addOnProduct element. All other content is unchanged.

Originally published January 2, 2018.

Contents include:

  • Service enhancement: Identity Verification 2.0 (formerly Identity Manager Verification 2.0) minimum input requirements enhancement
  • Service enhancement: Address history enhancement for Identity Verification 2.0 (formerly Identity Manager Verification 2.0)
  • Update: IDVisionSM Alerts Print Image response
  • New standalone service: Habitational Online (service code 08080)
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #160 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 12/01/2017

Contents include:

  • Enhancement: Prefill Vehicle VIN add-on service
  • New model: VantageScore® 4.0
Last Updated: 01/11/2018

In the Notice: TransUnion scheduled maintenance for the ACE application section, the dates have been updated from October/November 2017 to January and February of 2018. All other content is unchanged.

Originally published November 1, 2017.

Contents include:

  • Update: TLS 1.0 is no longer enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) as of November 5, 2017 (revised from October 29)
  • Notice: TransUnion scheduled maintenance for the ACE application
  • New model: CreditVision® Auto Summary Attributes model
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #158 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 10/18/2017

Contents include:

  • Notice: High Risk Fraud Alert is now IDVisionsm Alerts
  • Enhanced add-on service: IDVisionsm Alerts (formerly High Risk Fraud Alert)
Last Updated: 10/13/2017

In the Update: TransUnion will disable the TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) SHA-1 digital certificates section, the date has been extended from October 15 to October 29. All other content is unchanged.

Originally published October 2, 2017.

Contents include:

  • Update: TLS 1.0 will no longer be enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) starting October 29 (revised from October 15, 2017)
  • Notice: Increase to TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) availability
  • Notice: TransUnion scheduled maintenance for the ACE application
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #156 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 09/01/2017

Contents include:

  • Update: TLS 1.0 will no longer be enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) starting October 15, (revised from August 27, 2017)
  • Notice: Increase to TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) availability
  • New models: CreditVision® Enriched Attributes V1 Installment Expansion Set and CreditVision® Enriched Attributes V2 
Last Updated: 08/15/2017

In the Update: TransUnion will disable the TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) SHA-1 digital certificates section, the date has been extended from August 13 to August 20, with additional details added. All other content is unchanged.

Originally published August 1, 2017.

Contents include:

  • Update: TransUnion will disable the TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) SHA-1 digital certificates on August 13, 2017
  • Update: TLS 1.0 will no longer be enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) starting October 15, (revised from August 27, 2017)
  • Notice: Increase to TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) availability
  • New add-on service: Account Verification
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #154 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 07/05/2017
Contents include:
  • Update: TransUnion will disable the TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) SHA-1 digital certificates on August 13, 2017
  • Update: TLS 1.0 will no longer be enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) starting August 27, 2017
  • Notice: Increase to TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) availability
  • Update: Risk-based Pricing Rules
Last Updated: 06/13/2017

In the Notice: TransUnion will disable the TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) SHA-1 digital certificates section, the date has been extended for both production and test environments. All other content is unchanged.

Originally published June 1, 2017.

Contents include:

  • Notice: TransUnion will disable the TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) SHA-1 digital certificates on July 16, 2017
  • Reminder: TLS 1.0 will no longer be enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) starting July 9, 2017
  • Notice: Increase to TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) availability
  • New model: CreditVision® HELOC Propensity Score 2.0
Last Updated: 05/25/2017

In the Increase to TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) availability section, the date has been extended and the IP address range has been updated to reflect the correct IP address range. All other content is unchanged.

Originally published May 1, 2017.

Contents include:

  • Notice: TransUnion will disable the TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) SHA-1 digital certificates on June 4, 2017
  • Reminder: TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA)
  • Notice: Increase to TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) availability
  • New model: TransUnion CreditVision® Personal Loan Risk to Roll Model
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #151 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 04/03/2017
Contents include:
  • Notice: TransUnion will disable the TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) SHA-1 digital certificates on May 31, 2017
  • Reminder: TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA)
  • New add-on service: CreditVision® Top 5 Bankcard Revolving Algorithms
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #150 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 03/01/2017
Contents include:
  • Notice: TransUnion will disable the TransUnion Net Access (TUNA) SHA-1 digital certificates on May 31, 2017
  • Reminder: TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA)
  • Update: New OFAC Name Screen test subjects
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #149 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 02/01/2017
Contents include:
  • Reminder: SHA-2 certificate available for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA)
  • Reminder: TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA)
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #148 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 01/03/2017
Contents include:
  • Reminder: SHA-2 certificates available for select TransUnion applications
  • Notification: SHA-2 extension for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA)
  • Reminder: TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA)
  • Update: Adverse action code added for CreditVision® Link and Alternative Scores
  • Update: OFAC Name Screen
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #147 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 12/01/2016
Contents include:
  • Reminder: SHA-2 certificates available for select TransUnion applications
  • Notification: SHA-2 extension for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA)
  • Reminder: TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA)
  • Notification: Update to Employment Credit Report—Consumer Bill of Rights
  • New add-on service: Prefill Driver Household
  • New model: CreditVision® Six-Month Revolving Flags model
Last Updated: 12/16/2016

The description for the Characteristic (CH01) segment table in the CreditVision® Alternative Data Attributes model section has been updated. All other content is unchanged.

Originally published November 1, 2016.

Contents include:

  • Reminder: SHA-2 certificates available for select TransUnion applications
  • Notification: SHA-2 extension for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA)
  • Reminder: TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA)
  • New model: CreditVision® Link Score C
  • New model: CreditVision® Alternative Data Attributes Model
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #145 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 10/03/2016
Contents include:
  • Reminder: SHA-2 certificates available for select TransUnion applications
  • Reminder: TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA)
  • New add-on service: CreditVision® Usage Algorithms
Last Updated: 08/17/2017

The CreditVision® Bankcard APR Estimator model now returns 30 Characteristic (CH01) segments instead of 25. All other content is unchanged.

Originally published September 1, 2016.

Contents include:

  • Reminder: SHA-2 certificates available for select TransUnion applications
  • Reminder: TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA)
  • New model: CreditVision® Bankcard Annual Percentage Rate (APR) Estimator
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #143 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 08/01/2016
Contents include:
  • Reminder: SHA-2 certificates available for select TransUnion applications
  • Notification: Usage of select Use Type Codes—Maine and Utah
  • New model: CreditVision® Bankcard Behavior Segmentation Model
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #142 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 07/01/2016
Contents include:
  • Reminder: SHA-2 certificates available for select TransUnion applications
  • New model: FICO® Auto Score 9 XT
  • New model: CreditVision® Auto Annual Percentage Rate (APR) Estimator
  • New model: CreditVision® Personal Loan Annual Percentage Rate (APR) Estimator
  • Risk-based Pricing Rules
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #141 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 06/01/2016
Contents include:
  • Reminder: SHA-2 certificates available for select TransUnion applications
  • New add-on service: Military Lending Act Search
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #140 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 05/02/2016
Contents include:
  • Reminder: SHA-2 certificates will soon be available for select TransUnion applications
  • New model: CreditVision® Personal Loan Risk Model
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #139 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 04/01/2016
Contents include:
  • Notification: SHA-2 certificates will soon be available for select TransUnion applications
  • Notification: Puerto Rico security freeze processing
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #138 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 03/01/2016
Contents include:
  • System update: TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 enabled for TransUnion Net Access (TUNA)
Content only available to logged-in subscribersEdition #137 (. pdf )
Last Updated: 01/04/2016
Contents include:
  • Early notification: SHA1 encryption for TransUnion applications will no longer be supported by TransUnion

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Technical instructions published in earlier General Announcements have been incorporated into the TU 4.0, TU 4.1, and TUXML Guides. To view archived General Announcements, use the link below.
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