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Old 10-13-2017, 05:06 AM
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I read some of your foolish scree, then just skimmed the rest.
 
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Equifax accidentally serves 'fake flash player update' malware which installs adware and possibly spyware onto those who don't realize it's fake.
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/10/...erved-spyware/
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Old 10-14-2017, 12:44 AM
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lol
Equifax rival TransUnion also sends site visitors to malicious pages | Ars Technica

Also:
After second bungle, IRS suspends Equifax's "taxpayer identity" contract | Ars Technica
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So a month after she signed up, Equitax sent a welcome email to my friend complete with a link to the site to log in.
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There's that unflaggingly mighty Galtian efficiency for which private industry is so universally renowned.
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So a month after she signed up, Equitax sent a welcome email to my friend complete with a link to the site to log in.
I just noticed my Freudian typo.
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