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

Bear Giles bgiles at coyotesong.com
Fri Oct 19 07:31:21 MDT 2012

I think that was the exception. It's been a while since the discussion on
Bruce Schneier's blog so I don't remember the details, just that a lot of
people are vulnerable.

On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 4:39 PM, Zan Lynx <zlynx at acm.org> wrote:

> 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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