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Comcast Xfinity evil twin steals subscriptions


The Register - (International) A researcher at LogRhythm Labs demonstrated how an attacker could compromise Comcast Xfinity accounts by creating a malicious hotspot that mimics Comcast customer-run hotspots, and that Comcast customer devices would automatically connect to. The malicious hotspot then presents a legitimate-looking login page that collects a customer's login and password.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:40