Equifax hackers make their demands known: $2.6USD million or the data gets dumped
To prove that they’re legitimate, the hackers have told Equifax to request any part of the stolen data and they will show it to them. We’re not certain how concrete this report is, nor is Mashable. As we said, the link they posted is unreachable now, it could be that too many requests are being made to it or the would be hackers aren’t real. What is real is that Equifax’s security measures are most certainly in need of some serious scrutiny. A company that deals with millions of people’s personal information and then passes judgment on their credit worthiness should have top tier security protecting that data.
We are two people trying to solve our lives and those of our families,” the site explains. “We did not expect to get as much information as we did, nor do we want to affect any citizen. But we need to monetize the information as soon as possible. Every day that passes is worth less, and the limit will be on September 15th. That day all the information except the credit cards will be published. It’s a necessary damage for companies like Equifax to learn. If up to day 15 they pay the requested amount all the information and all the backups will be deleted. Our word may seem insufficient but we do not gain anything by posting personal information if it is not absolutely necessary.
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