Time Warner Cable loses 320,000 customer passwords via phishing attacks

If you’re a Time Warner Cable customer, now is a very good time to change your password. The company admitted late yesterday that it believes personal data belonging to as many as 320,000 customers may have been stolen. The news came to light after the FBI alerted Time Warner Cable to the fact that it believed that user data, including email addresses and passwords, “may have been compromised.” Reuters reports that it’s unclear how the data was collected, though “there were no indications that Time Warner Cable’s systems were breached.”…

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Reuters: Time Warner Cable suffers major outage

Liquid Telecom

(Adds Time Warner’s comment) By Jim Finkle, Marina Lopes and Alina Selyukh Aug 27 (Reuters) – Time Warner Cable Inc , the No. 2 U.S. cable operator, suffered a massive network outage on Wednesday due to suspected human error that cut Internet services to some 11 million businesses and residences, prompting a New York state investigation. The outage to all of its Internet customers across 29 states began at about 4:30 a.m. EDT (0830 GMT), said company spokesman Bobby Amirshahi. Services were restored by 7.30 a.m, he said. The outage…

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