[MLB-WIRELESS] How not to go war driving....

Mark Aitken vk3jma at net2000.com.au
Mon Nov 24 19:28:26 EST 2003

At 08:38 AM 24/11/2003 +1100, Ryan Abbenhuys wrote:
>Turn off SSID broadcasts and enable MAC restrictions.
>Enable WEP if you don't care about a slight loss of bandwidth.
>All of this can be cracked, but the vast majority of people will take one
>look and move on to something easier.....Unless of course it's a neighbour
>who can try and crack it from the comfort of their living room chair.

How does one "crack" a MAC address?  Are these not hard coded in the hardware?

What about using all the above and also have a VPN running?  Would that 
give a greater level of security?



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