Did you wrongly sell your network access? – A week in security with Tony Anscombe
Many routers offered for resale contain sensitive company information and allow third-party connections to corporate networks
Are you wrongly selling access to the network when selling a decommissioned router? Recently, ESET researchers purchased several used core routers to set up a test environment, only to find that, in many cases, previously used configurations had not been wiped and the devices still contained easily accessible sensitive corporate information. The researchers went on to carry out more extensive tests and eventually described their findings in a research paper that was published this week and will also be presented at an upcoming meeting. RSA Conference.
Watch the video to find out more. The team’s findings are also available here: Discarded, not destroyed: Old routers reveal company secrets