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:
Anyone notice the 590K emails/plaintext passwords allegedly from Comcast being sold? pic.twitter.com/jbASQP0E2Y
— flanvel (@flanvel) November 7, 2015
The above screenshot is of a brief list [...]
Three years ago, Lenovo unveiled their IdeaPad K1 technology that was supposed to shake up the way people use Netflix. One of the major caveats to the IdeaPad was that Netflix was reportedly going to be able to stream natively on the device, boiling down to one major selling point: Offline Playback.
Various news outlets covered the possibility of Netflix offline playback, and Engadget writer Peter Rojas even wrote an op-ed to Netflix and Hulu about caching programming for offline viewing.
I know I can’t be the only one out there who’d love to be able to load up my phone or tablet with a few hours of movies and shows before getting on airplane, or just to be [...]