Cable modem hacking

SecurityFocus has a really interesting article on hacking cable modems. The article talks about a clever hack to Motorola Surfboard cable modems to replace the firmware on the modem with something more customizable, and the obvious security implications. Imagine eavesdropping on your neighbours through your cable modem. An interesting article definitely worth reading if you have cable modem service.

There is hubbub over at Slashdot.