Equifax takes down cus­tomer ser­vice page af­ter new hack

Tulsa World - - Work&money -

NEW YORK — Equifax has taken down one of its web pages af­ter re­ports that an­other part of its web site had been hacked as well.

The news comes as Equifax Inc. con­tin­ues to deal with the af­ter­math of hack­ers break­ing into its sys­tem ear­lier this year which al­lowed the per­sonal in­for­ma­tion of 145.5 mil­lion Amer­i­cans to be ac­cessed or stolen.

Hack­ers re­port­edly al­tered Equifax's credit re­port as­sis­tance page that would send users ma­li­cious soft­ware pre­tend­ing to be Adobe Flash.

Equifax said that, out of an abun­dance of cau­tion, the At­lanta com­pany has taken the af­fected page off­line.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.