Time Warner Cable company says that 320 thousand customers of stolen data

Jan

7

2016

She said, “Time Warner Cable” Time Warner Cable, the US company for services broadcast on Wednesday that private e-mail addresses passwords for up to 320,000 of its customers had been stolen.

The company is likely to be the e-mail details and passwords stolen either by malicious software was downloaded during phishing attacks or indirectly through data breaches from other companies that store customer information, including e-mail addresses.

She added, “Time Warner Cable” it has not yet determined how the information was obtained, confirming that there are no so far any signs of that has been compromised systems.

Spokesman “Time Warner Cable” and said he recently was the company’s notification by the FBI that the e-mail addresses of some customers’ accounts, including passwords, “may have been compromised.”

The company said it sent e-mails and postal correspondence directly to encourage customers to update their addresses e-mail passwords as a precaution.

It is noteworthy that news incident comes after a series of interruptions in service, “Time Warner Cable” clients suffered over the past two months, including what happened last November, and the second prior to that, and a third New Year’s Day.

Also referred to as this is not the first time that the company suffers from security problems, in 2009, independently of the developer revealed gaps in the network “Time and illumine Cable”, which would have harmed about 65,000 customers.

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