Comcast customer portal vulnerabilities exposed sensitive data

Comcast has resolved two critical vulnerabilities which had the potential to expose confidential information including home addresses and social security numbers belonging to over 26.5 million customers.

As reported by Buzzfeed, the previously unknown bugs were discovered by security researcher Ryan Stevenson. The vulnerabilities were found within customer software provided by Comcast Xfinity, a subsidiary of Comcast which provides cable, Internet, and telecommunications services.

Read more about the critical bugs that impact multiple versions of the open-source software, on ZDNet.