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UPDATE 2-Equifax takes down web page after report of new hack

Reuters / Technology 77 sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Thursday it has taken one of its customer help website pages offline as its security team looks into reports of another potential cyber breach at the credit reporting company, which recently…

Equifax says it’s looking into another possible hack

Equifax has taken one of its web pages offline following a report that an independent security researcher encountered malicious links during multiple visits to the company's website.

Equifax may have been breached again

USA TODAY / Technology

Equifax took part of its website offline after a security analyst reported a malicious link on the site that encouraged him to download malware.

UPDATE 3-Equifax says systems not compromised in latest cyber scare

Reuters / Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Thursday that one of its third-party vendors had been running malicious code on one its web pages, but that the credit reporting agency was not the subject of another cyber attack and its systems…

Equifax says it's looking into another possible hack

People who clicked on the site were directed to a malicious URL delivering malware.

Equifax's Website May Have Been Compromised. Again.

Equifax’s beleaguered website—or rather, Equifax’s beleaguered customers, which is to say all of us—just can’t catch a break. First, a vulnerability in credit agency’s web application software allowed hackers to breach into the system in…

Equifax takes webpage down because of malicious links; former breach included data on 10.9 million driver's licenses

ATLANTA -- No wait, it gets worse for Equifax: The massive data breach announced last month by the company apparently included driver's license data for nearly 11 million Americans.

Equifax takes web page offline after reports of new cyberattack

CBC.ca / Business

Equifax Inc. said on Thursday it has taken one of its customer help web pages offline as its security team looks into reports of another potential cyber breach at the credit reporting company, which recently disclosed a hack that…

Equifax Takes Down Webpage After Report Of New Cybersecurity 'Situation'

NPR

When people tried to visit a certain page on the company's website Thursday, they got an error message: "We're sorry ..." Equifax says it is looking into a report of fraudulent links on its site.

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