Reply to post: Re: There are still easier ways to hack routers than WPA

WPA3 is the magic number? Protocol refresh promises tighter Wi-Fi security

disgustedoftunbridgewells Silver badge

Re: There are still easier ways to hack routers than WPA

That isn't the problem. The problem is that a dodgy ad submitting a form to:

http://defaultuser:defaultpass@192.168.0.1/turn-on-remote-access-plz

The router could prevent that, by checking you've been on an intermediary page immediately before the form submission, or web browsers could prevent is by refusing to submit forms from extermal ip ranges to internal ip ranges without some sort of confirmation.

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