Cable modem hackers conquer the co-ax

February 05, 2004


SecurityFocus HOME News: Cable modem hackers conquer the co-ax: "A small and diverse band of hobbyists steeped in the obscure languages of embedded systems has released its own custom firmware for a popular brand of cable modem, along with a technique for loading it -- a development that's already made life easier for uncappers and service squatters, and threatens to topple long-held assumptions about the privacy of cable modem communications. "