[clug] OT 300,000 Optus customers' information insecure

Sam Couter sam at couter.id.au
Fri Mar 27 01:04:15 MDT 2015

On 27/03/2015 5:52 pm, "Bryan Kilgallin" <bryan at netspeed.com.au> wrote:

> In addition, Optus issued 197,000 Netgear modems and 111,000 Cisco modems
to its customers with factory default settings, including user default
names and passwords in place.}

I don't really want to praise Telstra here, but BigPond branded and issued
modems don't all have the same password. The password for each modem is
printed on the label along with network ID, serial number and a lot of much
less interesting information. This has been the case for a very long time.

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