Tag: MAC address

What is the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)?

The Address Resolution Protocol is a fundamental part of any network, enabling communication between its devices. Naturally, it’s also a potent target for attackers who want to disrupt your network’s operations. But how does the Address Resolution Protocol work, and how can hackers compromise it? Let’s discuss the ARP process, types, attacks, and their prevention,…
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September 12, 2023 0

Tracking and tracing with MAC addresses

Every network interface controller has a media access control address (or MAC address) — a unique identifier consisting of 6 pairs of 2 hexadecimal digits. Because you need a network interface controller to connect, MAC addresses let others track you from network to network. Don’t be alarmed — here’s everything you need to know about…
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June 22, 2023 0