Do you use a 2wire modm/router?: Your network could be at risk. The unfortunate matter is that 2wire modems by default use only numbers in it’s generated Password. Due to this your wireless could be at risk of being compromised as it is rather trivial to write a program that will generate base10 passwords to brute force access to your router. If you have not changed your password since it was installed it would be greatly advised to change the wpa password to something more complex The same is true of the default admin password to the routers backend it is just another string of numbers.
The fact that a company producing wireless hardware would blindly create a password scheme as simple and susceptible to such an easy attack is more than disappointing, that they did it twice i...Read More