[techtalk] Interface settings - noarp, promisc...

Andrew Wendt awendt at putergeek.com
Thu Aug 2 20:27:55 EST 2001

On August 2, 2001 18:39, coldfire wrote:

> the function of ARP is to map the 48-bit hardware address with the 32-bit
> ip address of a network interface.  spoofing a hardware address is a hell
> of a feat to accomplish .. unless you're using wireless networking of
> course.  spoofing the ip address would still be possible.

Why is spoofing a hardware address a hell of a feat?

And why would wirelessness make a difference there?


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