Questions tagged [mac-address]

A Media Access Control address (MAC address) is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on the physical network segment.

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Unknown MAC in network

A few days ago, I noticed an unknown MAC address in the statistics page of my home router. The OUI lookup yields Cisco as manufacturer. However, I don't have such a device in my network -- actually, I ...
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How to prevent a DHCP Starvation attack in a wireless network

Is there any way to prevent a DHCP Starvation attack when using a wireless network with anonymous users? Port security cannot be used since maxing the number of clients that can connect on a port ...
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How does the “Control Frame Attack” bypass the MAC-Randomization on Smartphones?

In this Study regarding MAC-Randomization of different Smartphone Manufactures on page 15 the so called Control Frame Attack is described. I'm not sure whether I understand this correctly. Are they ...
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Does a browsers' vpn feature securely modify my ipv6 address?

If I use inbuilt vpn feature of a browser, does it modify my ipv6 address, making me safe as far as my mac address is concerned ? OS - Ubuntu 16.04. Browser - Opera
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What information for identification does a WiFi router get from a connecting device (Android)? What information can be spoofed?

When I want my device to connect to a WiFi router and make the router not recognize the device I have to change the MAC and the hostname. Is this right? And what information will also be usually ...
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What if I alter my MAC address to my gateway's MAC address?

Can I listen anyone in the same network? I've tried, but it doesn't work(if I've done it right).I can't see something valuable in wireshark on my laptop.
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How to detect or check if one device is being used in Mac Address Spoofing attack?

How to detect or check if one device is being used in Mac Address Spoofing attack?? We already check the system... Malwarebytes, Windows AV Scans and nothing is detectec.. also there is any kind of ...
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How does karma attack work on multiple devices in the same time?

Like when you open the network manager(the wifi list ) in the attacked devices while the attack is on, you see different fake networks on each device which is normal as it responds on the devices ...
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When MAC flooding, why would an attacker specify IP addresses and/or TCP ports?

I'm specifically referring to the macof tool (part of the dsniff package). As I understand it, MAC flooding is meant to overload a switch's CAM table, which maps MAC addresses to switch ports. Where ...
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MAC Flooding detection

I am interested in the metrics of the attack. Is there any packet rate that can be considered a reasonable threshold to detect this attack from traffic perspective? Or this is completely connected to ...
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Revealing original MAC address

Is it possible for other hosts in the (wired or wireless) network to detect original MAC address? After changing mac address capturing traffic shows that indeed not-original mac is sent, but I am not ...
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How can I trace MAC address of not asosciated devices in my WiFi network?

I'm looking for hints to solve my problem. I would like to trace all devices that are in my surroundings. I know how do it when someone already access to my WiFi network, but I'm also interested to ...