How to unlock O2 ST780WL
Why unlock O2 Wireless box?
Well, O2 wireless box is actually ST780WL router with some nice features. The O2 firmware is a dumbed-down version of generic Speed Touch firmware, it locks you down to only using the router for O2 adsl (or be-there or other broadband).
Another thing is that O2 and other ISP firmwares are broken, and insecure: the router has a “technician” account with a password that’s either the same across the entire ISP firmware version or easily breakable based on routers MAC or other information. You have no control over this and potentially have a backdoor into your network. Continue reading