Insecure Cable networks ?

Steven Schecter schecter at
Sat Feb 6 05:09:45 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 9:43 PM, Jorge Amodio <jmamodio at> wrote:
> Is it a common practice on cable network providers to leave access
> to the cable modem/router management web UI wide open ?

it's very common for a CM to operate a web page, usually that offer the local user diagnostic
capabilities.  it should not, however, provide administrative access.
that said, in some of the newer "gateway" style modems, some
administrative access to the to the CPE side can be made available via
the use of split configuration.


Steven J. Schecter

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