Time Warner Cable Hacked, Change Your Passwords
If your a Time Warner Cable customer or have a Roadrunner email account with rr.com you will want to head over to their site and change your passwords. Surprisingly, The FBI alerted Time Warner to a breach in security leading to stolen account information of over 320,000 customers, Mostly due to malware and phishing attacks. It is amazing that Time Warner they did not catch the breach. This makes you think what else or for how long things of this nature is going on. They’re saying the information was likely obtained through third-party companies
At this time, Time Warner Cable isn’t aware of how a breach could have occurred, but the company has suggested it could have been the result of a phishing attack or even a breach of third parties that store its customers’ information. “For those customers whose account information was stolen, we are contacting them individually to make them aware and to help them reset their passwords,” Mangan said. “Additionally, through our website, we provide several tips for how to navigate the Web more carefully and how to avoid phishing scams.”
Don’t wait for an email play it safe and change those passwords. Use good passwords and please, please don’t use the same password on multiple sites.. Get a good password manager it will help. Two good ones are 1Password of Lastpass.