Data breach exposes about 4 million Time Warner Cable customer records

Time Warner Cable, now known as Spectrum, became the latest company to realize exactly how vulnerable its data is when a third-party vendor entrusted with its safety made an error exposing millions of records.

Kromtech Security Center researchers discovered late last week that about four million Time Warner customer records were exposed when it found two cloud-based AWS S3 buckets, connected to software and service provider BroadSoft, open to the public.

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