Comcast passwords leaked onto the Web

Elinor Mills reports:

Thousands of user names and passwords for Comcast customers was removed from document sharing Web site Scribd on Monday, two months after it was posted there.

Scribd removed the list of more than 8,000 passwords and user names after being contacted by Brad Stone at The New York Times. Stone wrote that he was contacted by a Comcast customer who happened across the list after doing a search on his own e-mail address on search engine Pipl.

Read more on Cnet. Comcast’s reply is included as an update to the NY Times entry.

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