Was Equifax Hacked Again?

Equifax has probably been hacked again

Equifax has probably been hacked again

The company says it will provide more information as it becomes available.

Hackers reportedly altered Equifax's credit report assistance page so that it would send users malicious software disguised as Adobe Flash.

The repeated hacks at Equifax - and company's inability to stop them - has shaken consumer confidence in one of the country's main credit-reporting agencies and led to calls for class-action lawsuits in several states.

The security analyst, identified as Randy Abrams, accessed Equifax's website to report some false information on his credit report, according to Ars Technica.

News of the incident comes after a recently disclosed hack that compromised the sensitive information of more than 145 million people.

"Our IT and security teams are looking into this matter, and out of an abundance of caution have temporarily taken this page offline", Jefferies said.

The Equifax may have been hacked again, now to serve up adware.

While Equifax continues to deal with the fallout of the massive data breach it announced in September, a security expert is raising fears that the consumer credit rating agency might have another security problem on its hands.

Equifax and the Internal Revenue Service also are facing pressure from lawmakers over a $7.2 million contract that Equifax was awarded, after the breach was made public, for the company to verify taxpayer identities and help prevent fraud.

A number of executives have left the company since then, including CEO Richard Smith.

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