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Re: [LUG] MAC address on Android


On 13/01/14 23:04, George Parker wrote:

> WPS is not enabled and I've now set wifi to WPA2 only.  Set top box?
> Games console? Who they? No, I definitely don't have any other devices
> out in the wild. I'll keep an eye open for any more untoward activity. 
> Although I suppose I could block that Mac address

I think your recent experiences should have taught you that relying on
MACs to stay reliably static and therefore blockable doesn't work very well!

I'm a bit shocked - if I had unrecognised and potentially
intruder-indicating IPs on my network I'd be in full panic/DEFCON1 mode,
you seem pretty calm though.

Not sure where you were getting your connected clients list or exactly
what it's showing, but isn't it likely to be just a list of recent
connections from your router's admin web interface? With your phone
switching MACs repeatedly it's probably had several different IPs
associated with it very recently - perhaps the .7 address is simply one
of those.

I would really, really *really* be making sure if I were you though.
Have you at least nmap'd the address, or even just pinged it to make
sure there's anything there?


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