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Profile astroWX
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Message 49694 - Posted: 2 Aug 2014, 19:33:13 UTC

This link deals with modem security problems. (It's followed by an article which should interest Tor users.)
http://www.tomsguide.com/us/home-router-security,news-19245.html

From the article:

Most gateway routers used by home customers are profoundly not secure, and some routers are so vulnerable to attack that they should be thrown out, a security expert said at the HOPE X hacker conference in New York...

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Message 49698 - Posted: 3 Aug 2014, 9:24:19 UTC - in response to Message 49694.

Interestingly, I have a router/modem from my isp and it isn't full of the security holes listed.

Surprisingly it doesn't mention the simple security measure of turning off the modem when computers are not in use.

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