Comcast is (was) leaking the names and passwords of customers’ wireless routers

Comcast is (was) leaking the names and passwords of customers’ wireless routers

Comcast has just been caught in a major security snafu: revealing the passwords of its customers’ Xfinity-provided wireless routers in plaintext on the web. Anyone with a subscriber’s account number and street address number will be served up the Wi-Fi name and password via the company’s Xfinity internet activation service. Comcast has since pulled the website (morning of the 22nd) but the damage is done. Have an Xfinity provided router? Change your wireless password and router login. Contact DIG if you’d like assistance.

 

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