Seagate wireless drives have a serious security hole – an undocumented backdoor which allows malicious hackers to access files, just by using the username “root” with the password of “root”.
Quack quack oops…
It’s depressing that we spend so much of our time telling regular computer users that they should use hard-to-crack, hard-to-guess, unique passwords for every website that they use online, but manufacturers like Seagate sell products which all have the same dumb password.
Learn more in the security advisory published by CERT.
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