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Comcast Resets 200,000 Accounts after Password Leak, Denies Breach

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Samburaj Das

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Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.


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Comcast Resets 200,000 Accounts after Password Leak, Denies Breach

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Comcast has hit the reset button on passwords of up to 200,000 customers after spotting an entire database its customers’ account details put up for sale on a darknet website. It began when a trove of personal data containing email addresses and passwords belonging to hundreds of thousands of Comcast customers was listed for sale for $1,000. The listing was spotted by Twitter user @flanvel, who promptly took a screenshot of the listing: The above screenshot is of a brief list of 112 Comcast user accounts of an overall 100,000 accounts sold at roughly $300 USD in bitcoin. However, the listing…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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