Splitting hairs? After investigation, Equifax says it was not hacked again

Liz Moyer reports:

Equifax says its systems were not compromised in the latest cyberbreach scare to hit the firm.

Shares of the credit reporting company sank earlier on Thursday after Equifax said it had disabled one of its customer help online pages and was investigating another possible cyberbreach. They closed down about 1.69 percent.

In a late afternoon email, a spokesman said, “Equifax can confirm that its systems were not compromised and that the reported issue did not affect our consumer online dispute portal.”

Okay, but a vendor’s code running on their web site was serving up malware. So you can say “our system wasn’t compromised,” but the reality is that the public cannot trust you to even go to your site without risk of compromise, it seems.

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