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Comcast storing WiFi passwords in cleartext?

On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 8:33 PM Mike Bolitho <mikebolitho at gmail.com> wrote:

> "than the relatively low risk of a database compromise leading to a
>> miscreant getting ahold of their wireless password and using their access
>> point as free wifi."
> And this is the thing, not only does someone have to 'hack' the database,
> they also need to drive up to your house and sit in your driveway to get
> free Internet. Of all the things to worry about, this is way down on my
> list.

They could also remotely compromise *any* device that's currently (or about
to be) in range of your access point, as a stepping-stone to gaining access
to your network - without having to be physically anywhere near your

Perhaps, for example, to make it look as though what they're doing is
coming from your house.

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