This week, global consultancy firm Accenture was widely lambasted for leaving troves of sensitive data exposed on unprotected cloud servers.

In one of the most shared stories on IBTimes UK this week, cybersecurity experts found strong evidence that hackers had exploited PornHub – one of the most popular adult websites in the world – in order to serve up advertising malware.

Additionally, troubled credit monitoring firm Equifax stumbled into another mess.

Here is IBTimes UK tech team's pick of the biggest cybersecurity stories of the week:

Equifax's website served up malicious adware disguised as a Adobe Flash Player

Equifax was forced to take down a webpage that offered credit report assistance after third-party code on it directed visitors to download and install adware disguised as a fake Adobe Flash Player update.

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