Cable Modem Hacking Goes Mainstream

An ambitious hackware project promises to bring illicit broadband uncapping to the masses, and with it the risks that come with high-speed hijinks

From a pitiable 56kbps AOL dial-up somewhere in suburban Colorado, 19-year-old Myko Hein would like to tap out this sad, regretful message to the powers-that-be at his former cable Internet provider, AT&T Broadband: I was wrong. It'll never happen again. Please take me back.

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