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Equifax has been sending concerned customers to fake phishing site

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NEW YORK - It keeps getting more complicated for Equifax. The credit agency's Twitter account tweeted links on Wednesday to a fake site pretending to be Equifax, further bungling the company's response to a massive hack that affected 143 million customers. Equifax, like many companies, handles customer service and complaints through its Twitter account. But in tweets replying to people asking for help and more information, it occasionally directed them to “securityequifax2017.com.” The domain, designed to look like a phishing [...]
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Equifax Has Been Pointing People to a Knockoff Phishing Site

Equifax Has Been Pointing People to a Knockoff Phishing Site

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Equifax continues its troubled response to its recent data breach affecting 143 million people.
Following the compromise, the credit bureau registered a website for people to visit, , where they can determine whether their personal information including names, birth dates, and Social Security numbers was exposed. In the weeks since, scammers have tried to dupe consumers into revealing more information about themselves by using ruses related to Equifax.
To make matters worse, Equifax has been inadvertently spreading at least one knockoff scam. The company has been directing people to a...
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Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers

Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers

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The mistake comes not long after a massive hack that affected 143 million of the credit agency's customers.
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Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customers

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The fake Equifax website warns how easy it is to get phished.
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