DENVER — As Comcast announced a deal that would make it the largest cable provider in the United States, a group of hackers claimed that they had cracked the company’s security.
Last week, the hacker group known as NullCrew FTS announced via Twitter that they were going after Comcast, Fox 9 News reported. Three hours later, a second tweet claimed they had infiltrated 34 mail servers.
Within 20 minutes of the second tweet, a third shared a link to Pastebin, a website where they put the proof of their labors. The information was later deleted, but it included details of how the group got access to the servers.
Comcast hasn’t told customers or made an official comment yet, but some tech bloggers are questioning whether the company is minimizing the severity of the breach.