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Thread: Sharing the news - BGP & Routers = Attractive Hack Target

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    Smile Sharing the news - BGP & Routers = Attractive Hack Target

    Found this on Hackers attacking vulnerabilities with BGP on many routers.

    http://www.internetwk.com/story/INW20011217S0004
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    tres interessant!!!

    Thanks MAtty

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    This problem is partly the fault of those who assign default passwords to their routers. Even the best security can't protect against stupidity.
    Wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.
    --Ecclesiastes 10:19

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    Re: Sharing the news - BGP & Routers = Attractive Hack Target

    The Preacher is right:

    + many routers have some user account for the tech support ppl. ---> very usefull for hackers trough.

    (So: check your router vendor website and your router to do something about it.)

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    Fix the routers, fix the routers!

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