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Registered: ‎24-08-2012
Message 10 of 244 (7,765 Views)

Re: Super Hub security

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Apparently it's effecting the superhubs: 1, 2, 2ac, there's more info on that here

And welcome to the forums Smiley Wink

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Message 11 of 244 (7,760 Views)

Re: Super Hub security

From what I have read so far it is only affecting the Super Hub 2.
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Message 12 of 244 (8,520 Views)

SUPERHUB 2 HACKING WARNING

Hi

How do I know if I have a Superhub 2.  The news recommendation is that we change settings/passwords...how do I do that?!!

Help please.

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Message 13 of 244 (7,880 Views)

Virgin Media urges password change over hacking risk

sorry did I miss this memo as a Virgin Media customer? Smiley Frustrated

thanks Beeb! Smiley Wink

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40371373

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Message 14 of 244 (8,493 Views)

Re: SUPERHUB 2 HACKING WARNING

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if you connect to your Superhubs IP, mine says "Welcome to your Virgin Media Super Hub 2"

 

easier still, its written on the bottom with the serial number Smiley Happy

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Message 15 of 244 (7,689 Views)

Re: Super Hub security

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i am assuming that the BBC and other sites "news" is a non story and is based on the hub 2 having  a known default password of changeme , or admin . I forget with as I am on hub3. 

it emanates from which .co.uk who I would not trust to debug a toaster. Ill informed luddite scaremongers

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Message 16 of 244 (8,406 Views)

Re: SUPERHUB 2 HACKING WARNING

just wrap it in a "Keep Calm and stop believing the fake media" T shirt Smiley Happy

there's nothing in there that's worth hacking - your wi-fi password ? - pointless to steal that as its too feeble to reach the front garden  in most installs

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Message 17 of 244 (8,308 Views)

Re: SUPERHUB 2 HACKING WARNING

Look on the bottom of the router. It will tell you.

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Message 18 of 244 (8,386 Views)

Re: SUPERHUB 2 HACKING WARNING

I don't get that message when I log in; and all those long serial numbers on the back of the hub (not underneath) mean nothing to me!

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Message 19 of 244 (7,777 Views)

Re: Virgin Media urges password change over hacking risk

I've not received any communication from VM on the subject, not that it's earth shattering news.

 

 

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