[lug] Why is it SO easy to destroy cloud environments?

Zan Lynx zlynx at acm.org
Thu Oct 18 16:39:42 MDT 2012

On Thu, 2012-10-18 at 15:41 -0600, Bear Giles wrote:
> Related - did you know it's trivial to crack many/most home routers?
> They have an 'easy configuration' button on them that's tied to an 8
> digit(?) code that will give full access to the router regardless of
> how you've configured it... and it can't be disabled.

This is not true. It can be disabled quite easily in many cases,
although testing is important to make sure it really did get disabled.

My Netgear wireless router running default firmware turned its off
without a problem.
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