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Hacked: The Passwords of 320,000 Time Warner Cable Customers

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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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Hacked: The Passwords of 320,000 Time Warner Cable Customers

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This article was posted on Thursday, 17:27, UTC.

Time Warner Cable Inc has admitted that the passwords of some 320,000 customers subscribing to its cable services may have been compromised. While we’re still days into the new year, it seemed like it took a while for the first major hack of a corporate database containing everyday consumers’ information to be revealed. Now, major cable provider Time Warner Cable has announced that the login credentials (emails and passwords) of up to 320,000 customers may be compromised. In a report by Reuters, the cause for the theft of customers’ login details was likely through a phishing attack with a payload…

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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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