Questions tagged [default-password]

A default password is a password used on a system when it is delivered or installed, often with the intention that the end user should change it upon first use. Default passwords are common on routers and webcams, among others.

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How dangerous is an unsecured printer to a network?

I have booted up a brand new printer and me being curious I checked out it's web-interface by typing its IP address in the URL. Poking around, I notice a few things. There is no password set for ...
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Danger of default router password

How bad is it to not change the default home router password? Are there any concrete dangers? Are there any attacks directly resulting out of the use of default passwords, not vulnerabilities in the ...