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Comcast Security Flaw Exposes Partial Addresses, Social Security Numbers of 26 Million Users

Are you a Comcast customer? If so, it is time to change all your passwords, notify the credit card companies where you have accounts, and more. It seems that a security flaw in the Comcast Xfinity online portal exposed social security numbers and partial home addresses of more than 26.5 million subscribers, according to security researcher Ryan Stevenson. If you do not take actions now to protect your data, it is possible that hackers could drain your bank accounts, charge items in your name, and possibly commit identity theft.

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Categories: Offline Privacy & Security, Online Privacy & Security

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