Equifax did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Several hours after Goodin's piece went live, Equifax disabled the page in question, saying it was doing so out of "an abundance of caution" while it investigated the claims.
"We are aware of the situation identified on the equifax.com website in the credit report assistance link", said Equifax spokesman Wyatt Jefferies.
Equifax had last month revealed that in a hacking incident the personal information of about 145.5 million USA consumers were potentially compromised. "When it becomes available or we have more information to share, we will".
The company, whose disclosure last month sparked an outcry and a congressional investigation, issued a statement after a news report said malware was installed on one of the credit reporting agency's web pages.
Nokia is giving up on VR - 300 jobs at risk
The reason for the shutdown according to Nokia has to do with the slow growth in the VR market or rather, the direction of growth. The company says it will not be developing any more virtual reality hardware, but will continue to support its OZO VR customers.
Jets don't want to hear about Patriots' problems
Brady has thrown for 1,7-2 yards, 11 touchdowns, and only one interception this season. "He's had such a great year", Brady said . Brady has had trouble with his left shoulder several times over his 18-year career, but he has never missed a game because of it.
Man Saves Missing Teen. Then, Another 'Act of Kindness'
Block was finally able to make a run for it after 29 days in captivity when her kidnappers "went to the store to get some food". He is said to have told her that he needed help with a family emergency. "He risked a lot of things and put himself in danger".
Microsoft is killing Windows Phone
Companies and indie developers simply don't want to work on Windows Phone apps - majority probably never cared in the first place. Of course we'll continue to support the platform [Windows Phone - editor's note ]. bug fixes, security updates, etc.