Wednesday, September 20, 2017

"For weeks, Equifax customer service has been directing victims to a fake phishing site"


Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

"Earlier this month, hackers broke into Equifax's servers and stole 143 million people's personal information, including their Social Security numbers. In response to the attack, Equifax set up a website — — for possible victims to verify whether they're affected. Because the process involves sharing sensitive information, consumers have to trust they're entering their data in the right place, which can be tricky because the breach-recovery site itself isn’t part of If users end up on the wrong site, they could end up leaking the data they're already concerned was stolen."

Yikes! It's 'The Evil Eye!'

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