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security concerns with cable splitters
From: josholson at gmail.com (Josh Olson)
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 16:16:51 -0400
On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 4:10 PM, Nathan Sweaney <NSweaney at tulsacash.com> wrote:
All sensitive data is encrypted, but I'm concerned that if the attacker
is able to intercept/inject packets, he could infiltrate the system
using something like BeEF of any old exploit that would then let him
pivot & attack the data from the inside before it gets encrypted.
Maybe I'm misunderstanding what you're saying here. But it seems like
the data should be encrypted before it reaches the cable modem on the
way out. This based on the assumption that the cable modem is plugged
into some sort of router, and all sensitive traffic is encrypted
(through some other means) prior to routing.