Watch out, Equifax may have been hacked again by adware


According to reports, credit monitoring company Equifax has been the victim of another hack just one month after revealing 143 million Americans may have had their personal information stolen.

Independent security analyst Randy Abrams says the site redirected some visitors to download a fraudulent update for Adobe Flash that, when clicked, would infect the user's computer with Malware.

Stay tuned to Eyewitness News at 4, 5 and 6 for updates. However, since the breach was reported earlier this year, Equifax has proven again and again that it isn't even capable of that.

"We are aware of the situation identified on the website", an Equifax spokesman said in a statement.

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A Equifax spokesperson acknowledged the problem, saying, "Our IT and Security teams are looking into this matter, and out of an abundance of caution have temporarily taken this page offline".

The company has come under massive pressure since revealing on September 7 that hackers breached its systems in May to gain access to Social Security numbers, birth dates, and other personal information on millions of Americans.

The breach led to the retirement of Equifax chief executive Richard Smith, who has remained as a consultant to the company during the investigation.