Reply to post: The default IP Addresses just as bad

Home Wi-Fi security's just as good as '90s PC security! Wait, what?

Mark Allen

The default IP Addresses just as bad

Most routers sit on 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1 by default. A small number are on 192.168.1.254. And Belkins are (used to be) on 192.168.2.1

This makes it trivial to send commands to the routers from a web page from the User's own PC from within the LAN. Visit a website, and it could well be issuing a command to your router using plain old HTML.

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