Following Equifax’s massive server breach, now reports of a new hack has the credit monitoring site scrambling. Nathan Rousseau Smith reports.
It’s been over a month since we learned about the colossal Equifax data breach and victims are still dealing with it. The consumer credit reporting agency exposed over 145 million Americans’ critical information including Social Security numbers.
As if that wasn’t bad enough, the company’s website is being targeted by more hackers. If you’ve visited the Equifax site recently, your gadget could have been infected with malware.
Has Equifax caused your gadget to be infected with malware?
The Equifax data breach is already one of the worst of all time. Now, people visiting the Equifax website looking for help could be putting their gadget’s security at risk.
Security researcher Randy Abrams discovered that Equifax’s site was once again breached by hackers. People visiting the site this week may have been redirected to a page claiming to be an Adobe Flash update.
Warning! Do NOT click on the link, the webpage is fraudulent and if you click “Install” your gadget will be infected with malware.
Adware to be exact. This is malicious software that constantly displays or downloads unwanted ads to your device.