[oclug] Re: Alcatel DSL Modems
tomg at nova.yi.org
Tue Apr 10 16:50:45 EDT 2001
On Tue, Apr 10, 2001 at 11:02:52AM -0600, John E Pearson wrote:
>As a practical matter however, what are the more subtle
>security implications for me, if someone accesses it in a covert
>fashion? We only use the modem to communicate out to the
>Internet - no servers are run from our office, though there is an
>Internal Web server and Netbios server.
Well, you shouldn't be trusting anything outside of your gateway
I actually didn't know DSL modems were programmable beyond "here is your
MAC address", I guess I'll have to do some research.
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