Comcast subscriber passwords stolen, sold

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If you’re a Comcast customer, this may be a good time to ask for a new password.

Hackers and phishers managed to get the personal information of nearly 600,000 Comcast subscribers, including their names and passwords; now that information is for sale online.

Comcast says only 200,000 accounts were accurate; so those 200,000 people are being urged to get new passwords.

There’s no word how many of them are from the Chicago area.