I feel that this is definitely a hack of some sort and an interesting one.

I am using a Beetel 450TC1 ADSL2+ modem router and here is what I face:
* First, I disconnect the telephone line from the modem-router, reset it and then access it using the default user/password combination.
* I just change the admin password

Now as long as I do not connect my phone cable to the modem-router I can login to http:// using the password that I setup. The moment I connect the phone cable and as soon as the Internet LED indicator glows up, I try logging into http:// using the user/password combination that I setup and it fails. Even the default user/password combination does not work.

I repeated this multiple times. I conclude that as long as I do not connect my phone cable; thereby accessing my DSL or the internet, my modem-router password remains unchanged.

I found a similar post here by @whitespy9: Router admin password was changed, how did this happen and how to prevent

My question: Have you come across such a scenario? If so, what was your solution?

closed as not a real question by AviD Apr 16 '13 at 22:44

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  • Hi grammar. Im not sure i can discern what the question is that your asking... – NULLZ Apr 16 '13 at 22:43
  • Welcome to Information Security. Is there a question here? Perhaps you should read the FAQ, or the About page. – AviD Apr 16 '13 at 22:44
  • Its sounds like he is asking why/how is getting attacked through some type of drive by, with cleanup this could be salvageable question. – Eric G Apr 17 '13 at 1:55
  • @AviD yeah, it's a question. I forgot to add the question part at the end. Eric G salvaged the question aptly. I'll edit my part now. Please reopen it as a question to the community – grammar Apr 17 '13 at 6:19
  • @D3C4FF Hi, I added the missing question part now. – grammar Apr 17 '13 at 6:26