Re: (solved) Re: how to (dis)allow some users from using wireless router?
On Sat, 11 Aug 2007 11:02:05 +0100
Liam O'Toole <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Aug 2007 09:06:15 +0000 (UTC)
> Simon Brandmair <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Please notice, that filtering by mac address doesn't really add any
> > extra security. The mac address can easily be changed with ifconfig,
> > which is IMO default on every Debian machine.
> While it is true that the MAC address can be spoofed, the intruder
> would need to have an allowed MAC address at their disposal. It
> would require some technical savvy to obtain one.
Not very much; a scanner will report attached clients' MACs without any
real effort by the 'attacker'.
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