Used Routers Fully Loaded With Corporate Secrets for Just $100


Researchers at ESET found that hardware on resale in the market consisted of highly confidential information such as IPsec or VPN credentials, hashed root passwords, and much more.

Second-Hand sales of computing equipment have been in place ever since the introduction of computers and their hardware parts.

Every company relies on its managed service providers or e-waste contractors for the decommissioning procedures.

Unfortunately, this equipment, like corporate routers or any other network managing devices, did not have great decommissioning and wiping procedures, which led to the disclosure of confidential information.

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