Following an investigation into the impact of the security breach, Xfinity discovered on November 16 that the attackers also exfiltrated data belonging to 35,879,455 people from its systems.
“To protect your account, we have proactively asked you to reset your password. The next time you login to your Xfinity account, you will be prompted to change your password, if you haven’t been asked to do so already,” the company says in a data breach notice published on its website.
We are providing notice to customers about a data security incident which exploited a vulnerability previously announced by Citrix, a software provider used by Xfinity and thousands of other companies worldwide.
We take the responsibility to protect our customers very seriously and have our cybersecurity team monitoring 24×7. Update December 19, 05:40 EST: Added info on the number of people affected by the data breach.
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