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Saturday, July 28, 2012

TM Urges Customers To Disable 'Remote Management' Function of Streamyx Modem

TM Urges Customers To Disable 'Remote Management' Function of Streamyx Modem

Remote management is referring to the following communication protocols which Internet broadband router modem would usually support, these protocols are:
  • FTP
  • HTTP
  • HTTPS
  • ICMP
  • SNMP
  • SSH
  • TELNET
  • TFTP
Under the step by step guides, TM urges all of these protocols to be disabled for remote connection via the Internet (WAN connection) except for ICMP which is responsible to support the PING function.

It provides guides for all TM supplied and approved router modems only.

TM also urges its customers to remain vigilant and to safeguard your account details including your unique User ID and/or Password by keeping it secret and confidential so that your personal data are not compromised. Please ensure that you do not knowingly or accidentally share, provide or facilitate unauthorised or accidental access of the account so that there will be no instance of illegal usage by any third party/ fraudster of your account.

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