[clug] Telstra 4G USB modem

Robert Edwards bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Mon Jun 29 18:15:35 MDT 2015

On 30/06/2015 4:18 am, csirac2 at gmail.com wrote:
> Sent from my android device.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Edwards <Robert.Edwards at anu.edu.au>
> Sent: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:46
>> Careful though, the root password is well-publicised and the modem
>> firmware provides a DNS proxy which is in the DHCP reply - what could
>> go wrong here? Maybe that is why they are being sold off cheap? A few
> If only that were the case! I'd love if jb-hifi cared about default root creds.
> I think it's more likely they're getting rid of them due to narrow range of supported network frequencies. Notably missing on this model is the newer 700MHz modes.

Good point that. It isn't a 4Gx modem (and, apparently, has been around
for several years, so apologies for spamming the list with "old" news).


Bob Edwards.

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