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Comcast Security Flaw Exposed Addresses, Social Security Numbers for 26.5M Customers

[2018-08-09 15:56:36]

A design flaw in Comcast’s online payment portal exposed partial home addresses and social security numbers for 26.5 million customers. The flaw displayed the first number and street name for addresses, and the last four digits in social security numbers. Buzzfeed broke the news, and Comcast quickly patched the flaw. Comcast says no one exploited the flaw, and they had it patched within hours of learning about it. Still, the fact that nearly anyone had access to the information is pretty creepy.

Comcast Security Flaw Exposed Addresses, Social Security Numbers for 26.5M Customers


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