MAC security (Re: Question about Wireless)
philsf79 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 15:13:19 UTC 2007
Em Tuesday 27 November 2007 12:45:26 Nils Kassube escreveu:
> MAC filtering means that the AP only talks to a known set of MAC
> addresses. It isn't secure because you can set some (maybe all?) wireless
> cards to arbitrary MAC addresses - but there are problems doing it. 1) It
> may be illegal. 2) If the real owner of that MAC address is active there
> will be lots of collisions and possibly both clients can't do anything
Interesting. I assume one would have to know beforehand of a permitted MAC in
order to use this attack vector.
Just out of curiosity, is there any known way (not brute force) to discover
such permitted MAC addresses that script kids can exploit?
> Anyway, if you want to have a rather secure wireless network,
> use WPA/WPA2.
I already do, thanks.
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