Meet Stevie. Stevie seems a pleasant sort — beginning the workday by jovially wishing everyone on Twitter a “Happy Friday.”
But Stevie happens to work for Equifax. And so, for our pal Stevie, it almost certainly will not be a happy Friday.
In case you missed it on Thursday, Equifax was hit with a massive cyberattack which — per The New York Times — potentially compromised the social security and driver license numbers for as many as 143 million people nationwide.
Stevie was in the unfortunate position of running the company’s troubleshooting Twitter account, @askequifax. Stevie began the workday with this now-deleted message:
Stevie’s happy Friday wishes did not go over well at all with the Twitterverse. Here are a few of the reactions:
Oh Stevie, honey… https://t.co/VjL04jZSSI
— Lindsey Ellefson (@ellefs0n) September 8, 2017
prayers up for stevie pic.twitter.com/QkB3DTjYjc
— jeff meltz ✨✨✨ (@thecultureofme) September 8, 2017
Do we get to fire your top executives ourselves as consumers or will there be a livestream to watch this happen?
— Soren (@grandall2107) September 8, 2017
This will not end well…
So why does your victim list require us to put in our SSN? Why would we trust you with that ever again?
— Mitchell Indelicato (@mitchindel) September 8, 2017
stevie am i fucked
— Deer Chair (@deer_chair) September 8, 2017
Stevie, I’m thinking you are about to have a really bad Friday.
— Corey Pudhorodsky (@CoreyPud) September 8, 2017
Prayers for Stevie
— Carten Cordell (@wccordell) September 8, 2017
Glad you are chipper and ready to help but probably should have helped to prevent the data breach from happening. #losttrust
— Kim Binaso-Stwalley (@KStwalley) September 8, 2017
Hi Stevie! I’m sorry you work for incompetent, corner-cutting children in suits.
— Tony Webster (@webster) September 8, 2017
How can I request a 100 point bump in my credit score for the inconvenience?
— John Hinton III (@johnhinton3) September 8, 2017
should i buy $EFX now or keep waiting? it’s down 15%
— abdul 🚀 (@Advil) September 8, 2017
i really don’t think stevie was ready
— amy brown (@arb) September 8, 2017
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