Where can I test out wifi?

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at public.gmane.org
Thu Nov 12 20:32:35 UTC 2009

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 02:26:57PM -0300, Marcelo Cavalcante wrote:
> Like James said, WPA2 would be the most security..
> But I always like to increase it using MAC filter.
> In this case you can specify in the router which MAC address are
> allowed to join the network and have access.

MAC address spoofing is pretty trivial, and really doesn't add much
at all.

If you can break the WPA2 encryption key, the MAC address hardly adds
even 0.1% to the difficulty in getting access.  It on the other hand is
majorly annoying when you do want to connect a machine that you first have
to go add the mac address to the stupid router before you can connect.

So lots of annoyance for legitimate users, and hardly any annoyance to
the cracker.  Totally stupid waste of time.

Len Sorensen
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