"psyb0t" - anyone here hit while using Tomato?

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by bokh, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. bokh

    bokh Network Guru Member

  2. fyellin

    fyellin LI Guru Member

    I hope, perhaps unrealistically, that anyone savvy enough to install their own firmware is also savvy enough to know to change the router password to something not easily guessable.

    Of course, we paranoid types allow external access to the router only through a VPN tunnel or through authenticated SSH. But apparently this botnet can be defeated by a good password.

    I also would like to find out more information about how bad this outbreak has been.
  3. bogderpirat

    bogderpirat Network Guru Member

    by a good password and not permitting wan side ssh access (or at least not on port 22)... i mean, who does that?
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