Beware of Malware at Equifax website

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angelbell
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Beware of Malware at Equifax website

Post by angelbell » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:26 am

An Equifax visitor encountered a fake Adobe Flash update at Equifax website...

https://www.forbes.com/sites/leemathews ... 254fed19f8

adamthesmythe
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Re: Beware of Malware at Equifax website

Post by adamthesmythe » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:54 am

1. Sucks.

2. I had been advised not to install Adobe Flash on my computer. Still don't have it.

ze233
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Re: Beware of Malware at Equifax website

Post by ze233 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:52 pm

Yeah.. apparently they got hacked again. This time their website:

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-e ... story.html

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Equifax says code on its website 'was serving malicious content'

Post by littlebird » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:21 pm

The latest bad news, courtesy of The L.A. Times:

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-e ... story.html

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Re: Beware of Malware at Equifax website

Post by LadyGeek » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:42 pm

I merged littlebird's post into here, which is in the Personal Finance (Not Investing) forum (credit reporting).
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Re: Beware of Malware at Equifax website

Post by bberris » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:11 pm

You don't have any choice as to whether Equifax keeps a file on you. But clearly any company this incompetent should be avoided to the greatest extent possible. I have their website blocked at the router.

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Re: Beware of Malware at Equifax website

Post by Alan S. » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:28 pm

Equifax should probably be tagged as a "Superfund site". :P

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