Default Passwords for World Wide Packets/Lightning Edge Equipment

Dobbins, Roland rdobbins at arbor.net
Wed Jan 6 02:57:07 CST 2010


On Jan 6, 2010, at 3:44 PM, Nathan Eisenberg wrote:

> I must not have been very clear.  I'm resetting these switches to factory defaults using the hardware reset button, and attempting to log in using whatever the factory default passwords are. 

Right - what I'm saying is the fact that there are default passwords at all is horribly insecure, and that the vendor in question should be prodded to change this dangerous practice.

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