Tag: cybersecurity

  • Xfinity Customer Data Breach

    Comcast has confirmed a significant data breach affecting close to 36 million Xfinity customers, caused by the exploitation of the critical-rated security vulnerability known as “CitrixBleed.” CitrixBleed, found in Citrix networking devices commonly used by large corporations, has been under mass-exploitation by hackers since late August. Despite Citrix releasing patches in early October, Comcast, along…

  • 23andMe Data Scraping Incident Raises Concerns Over Genetic Privacy

    The recent data scraping incident at 23andMe has reignited concerns over the privacy of genetic data stored online. While 23andMe assures that the claims are “unsubstantiated,” the fact remains that user data is up for sale. Despite recommendations for strong passwords and two-factor authentication, it’s clear that these security measures are not foolproof. This follows…