Change your default passwords!

Posted by Jonas Elfström Mon, 26 Feb 2007 16:01:00 GMT

It has recently been reported that by simply opening the wrong web page you could be in trouble if you haven't changed the default password of your home router. The page could contain a JavaScript that changes the DNS-settings. Schneier blogs about it here and today he posted a link to a page containing default passwords for most of the home routers on the market.

Change it now!

Recently I helped a friend to change the password on his router. He knew that he could administer his router with a web interface but he did not know where to point his browser. He's running Windows and if you are in the same situation as my friend you could almost always find out the address by:

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