Equifax removes webpage after malware issue

From BBC - October 12, 2017

Equifax has taken down a customer help web page amid concerns over malware linked to the site.

The firm said it took down the link for credit report assistance "out of an abundance of caution".

The problem did not compromise its systems or affect the dispute portal, the firm added in a later update.

Equifax is still reeling from discovery of a breach that compromised personal data of more than 145.5 million Americans and about 8,000 Canadians.

Equifax has also said a file containing names and birthdates of 15.2 million people in the UK were accessed. The firm is contacting nearly 700,000 of them, because more serious information was compromised.


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