connecting to a hidden WAP router
d.mcglone at att.net
Wed Jan 21 02:56:57 UTC 2009
On Tuesday 20 January 2009 10:41:40 am Joel Oliver wrote:
> > So how do folks connect to routers that don't broadcast their essid's --
> > what is the point of that router option if one cannot connect to it?
> > Blessings,
> > Nigel
> There's really no security benifit at all by hiding your essid, as it
> can be sniffed in the air. Just like the "MAC" address filter, which
> also sounds like a good idea... Hey, I will only let my computers
> connect and block all others. It's a simple matter of sniffing and
> spoofing it.
This is what I do. I only let my mac addresses connect to my network.
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