Cyber-Intelligence

National Cyber Awareness System: Potential Phishing Scams Related to Equifax Data Breach


U.S. Department of Homeland Security US-CERT

National Cyber Awareness System:

09/14/2017 11:07 AM EDT
Original release date: September 14, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an alert on scams related to the Equifax data breach. FTC warns consumers to be wary of calls or emails purporting to be from Equifax agents. Legitimate Equifax representatives will not contact consumers to ask for verification of their information.

US-CERT encourages consumers to report fraudulent calls and emails to the FTC Complaint Assistant and to refer to the FTC Alert and US-CERT Tips on Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks and Preventing and Responding to Identity Theft for more information.

 

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