#Equifax Latest: Company Been Sending Consumers To a Fake Phishing Site for Almost Two Weeks: To get you to enrol in ‘ Identity Protection Insurance ‘ on the pretence of updating people on the ‘ CyberSecurity ‘ breach #AceNewsDesk reports

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#AceNewsReport – Sept.21: For nearly two weeks, the company’s official Twitter account has been directing users to a fake lookalike website #AceNewsDesk reports

Published on September 20, 2017 at 10:05AM: Gizmodo Report: After announcing the breach, Equifax directed its customers toequifaxsecurity2017.com, a website where they can enroll in identity theft protection services and find updates about how Equifax is handing the cybersecurity incident………” But the decision to create “equifaxsecurity2017” in the first place was monumentally stupid………The URL is long and it doesn’t look very official — that means it’s going to be very easy to emulate……..To illustrate how idiotic Equifax’s decision was, developer Nick Sweeting created a fake website of his own: securityequifax2017.com. (He simply switched the words “security” and “equifax” around.)…….As if to demonstrate Sweeting’s point, Equifax appears to have been itself duped by the fake URL………The company…

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2 Responses to #Equifax Latest: Company Been Sending Consumers To a Fake Phishing Site for Almost Two Weeks: To get you to enrol in ‘ Identity Protection Insurance ‘ on the pretence of updating people on the ‘ CyberSecurity ‘ breach #AceNewsDesk reports

  1. Rob says:

    Another charlatan American company with little concern at all for protecting our personal info. Suggestion: We collectively sue the crap out of Equifax to the point of bankruptcy! And after that the rest of these kinds of companies like Transunion will begin to get the point!

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