Equifax - whose multimillionaire CEO chose to set sail from the company weeks after the announcement that, under his watch, the information of 143 million Americans was obtained by hackers - was sending visitors of its website to the completely bogus software update. "Our IT and Security teams are looking into this matter, and out of an abundance of caution have temporarily taken this page offline".
Equifax has also said a file containing names and birthdates of 15.2 million people in the United Kingdom were accessed.
Having already leaked the personal information of half the people in the entire United States, you might think things have gotten pretty much as bad as they can get for Equifax.Читайте также: Shop Target nationwide on Google Express and with your Assistant
According to Reuters, on Wednesday, an independent security analyst found that part of Equifax's website was under the control of attackers trying to trick visitors into installing fraudulent Adobe Flash updates that could infect computers with malware.
The assistance page, which could be used to obtain a copy of one's credit report, was replaced with a message claiming that the site was under maintenance after security researcher Randy Abrams discovered the problem.
Equifax has taken down a webpage that offered credit report assistance, a spokesperson told Gizmodo. "When it becomes available or we have more information to share, we will".При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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