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Some help with the Equifax Security Breach
« on: September 08, 2017, 09:25:01 PM »
I'm happy to see that I was one of the lucky people

To see if you're affected and to sign up for 2 years of Free Credit Monitoring:
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Re: Some help with the Equifax Security Breach
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2017, 09:43:53 PM »
Once you press the Enroll tab and fill out the requested info,
you'll receive something like this:
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Re: Some help with the Equifax Security Breach
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2017, 10:35:23 PM »
I read that if you do that you can't sue.

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Re: Some help with the Equifax Security Breach
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2017, 10:39:20 PM »
I read that if you do that you can't sue.
It's the same type of disclaimer you sign when you go into an Amusement park.
Amusement parks still get sued. :)
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Re: Some help with the Equifax Security Breach
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2017, 10:56:03 PM »
You're right Bob. But I read that there's a class action lawsuit that was just filed and that if you use their offer then you can't be a part of the lawsuit. So I don't know what to do at this point. I don't know if I should sign up or wait awhile.

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Re: Some help with the Equifax Security Breach
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2017, 11:12:08 PM »
You're right Bob. But I read that there's a class action lawsuit that was just filed and that if you use their offer then you can't be a part of the lawsuit. So I don't know what to do at this point. I don't know if I should sign up or wait awhile.
What you should do is to check if you are affected. You don't have to sign up for the free credit monitoring.
I signed up since a class action suit usually makes a lot of money for the law firm and a little piece of the pie is doled out to those that are part of the
class action suit. If you have any actual damages, you should be getting your own attorney. :)
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Re: Some help with the Equifax Security Breach
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2017, 03:52:11 PM »
"2). NO WAIVER OF RIGHTS FOR THIS CYBER SECURITY INCIDENT
In response to consumer inquiries, we have made it clear that the arbitration clause and class action waiver included in the Equifax and TrustedID Premier terms of use does not apply to this cybersecurity incident."

https://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com

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Re: Some help with the Equifax Security Breach
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2017, 04:10:18 PM »
@Patrick238,

I clicked on your link and got this popup with sound.

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Re: Some help with the Equifax Security Breach
« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2017, 05:27:05 PM »
As of 11am this morning, Avast will not allow connection to www.equifaxsecurity2017.com ...states that site is infected with URL:Mal

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Re: Some help with the Equifax Security Breach
« Reply #10 on: September 10, 2017, 05:30:12 PM »
You can report a URL here: https://www.avast.com/report-a-url.php (Probably a FP)
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Re: Some help with the Equifax Security Breach
« Reply #11 on: September 10, 2017, 07:31:58 PM »
Same thing here. On top of that, on an Android tablet, when I went to the Equifax web site and clicked on the redirect to the page that has the check on whether your data was breached or not, the https connection reverted to a straight http connection and the Chrome browser put up a warning that the site was not secure and a risk.  Equifax could not suck enough!

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Re: Some help with the Equifax Security Breach
« Reply #12 on: September 10, 2017, 09:00:58 PM »
Seems to be fixed, no warning anymore.
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Re: Some help with the Equifax Security Breach
« Reply #13 on: September 10, 2017, 09:44:36 PM »
Whilst I don't get an avast alert, now Firefox doesn't like it :)
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Re: Some help with the Equifax Security Breach
« Reply #14 on: September 10, 2017, 09:49:10 PM »
Whilst I don't get an avast alert, now Firefox doesn't like it :)
Hi Dave, it works for me, no FF warnings/problems here. Cheers
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