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    Security Worries

    This is a discussion on Security Worries within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; I have got my Sky broadband installed and everything great so far. However at no point during the installation was ...

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      Security Worries

      I have got my Sky broadband installed and everything great so far.

      However at no point during the installation was I asked to input the codes that came on a business sized card into the router.

      The router is hard wired at the moment, I have no need for wireless at present. However, not having had a wireless router before I'm concerned others could hack in.

      I accessed it using the default passwords etc. I've now disabled the wireless option in the setup page - is that enough.

      Thanks


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      Re: Security Worries

      That's fine. The router is effectively preconfigured and the card is just to tell you what the preconfigured settings are.

      There was a security issue with the old white router that Sky used to send out, but the new Sagem router is "secure out-of-the-box".

      Perhaps I should also add that if you're not using wireless networking, you may as well switch it off. The 8 character network key which Sky preconfigure the router with isn't as good as it could be, but it would still take a heck of a lot of effort for someone to break in.
      Last edited by James67; 28-01-08 at 10:23 PM.

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      Re: Security Worries

      Excellent.

      Thank you.

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      Re: Security Worries

      Quote Originally Posted by Monday View Post

      seems from his profile he has a sagem

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      Re: Security Worries

      Quote Originally Posted by richone54 View Post
      seems from his profile he has a sagem
      works for all routers .

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