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Hacking with Router Passwords ??

Question asked by denis34 on Mar 18, 2015
Latest reply on Mar 18, 2015 by shaw-colin

There have been recent news items about hackers using publicly available default passwords to access people's routers and then into their computers.

My wireless router that I rent from Shaw has all the info including password on a sticker on top of the router.
(1) Is my password unique to my router or is it a password that is widely known ?

(2) If so, can I change it ??

(3) If I do change it, will this affect Shaw operation or future assistance in problem solving ?

 

Thank-you.

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