MAC filter question

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by dareino, Nov 17, 2005.

  1. dareino

    dareino Network Guru Member

    If my router is set up w/ a mac filter list, do I still need to use encryption?
    thxs
     
  2. howardp6

    howardp6 Network Guru Member

    Yes, MAC Address filtering can be easily defeated, since the MAC Address of a device is sent in plain text. You can change the MAC Address of a NIC.
     
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