EEOC Webpage Back Online After Weekend ‘Defacement,’ Agency Says

Sept. 14, 2020, 6:59 PM

One of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s webpages was “defaced” Sunday, the agency said.

The EEOC’s public portal, not its main home page, was defaced, “to change the text of the front page,” the agency said in a release Monday. The public portal, which workers use to file a complaint with the federal civil rights agency, was taken down Sunday “and a security analysis was conducted.”

The portal is now back online, and other systems weren’t impacted by the defacement, according to the agency. It said the vulnerability that allowed the defacement to occur was “resolved,” and data likely ...

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