Saturday , 25 March 2017

Change or Spoof your MAC-address with Macchanger on Linux

Change or Spoof your MAC-address with Macchanger on Linux

Change or Spoof your MAC-address with Macchanger on Linux ?

Why to change or spoof MAC address ? 

The most important reason for anyone to change his MAC address is Privacy and security. As MAC address of the system is visible to everyone on the local Ethernet network or Wireless network and can be found out by anyone using simple tools or few DOS commands. You can be easily monitored using your MAC address. Apart from this, there are other reasons like bypassing restrictions on your network if your network administrator has placed some restrictions based on MAC address.

Today i am going to Show you How easily you can change the MAC address on Linux with Macchanger GUI utility.

Macchanger – Utility for manipulating the MAC address of network interfaces (Included GUI Utility)

  • Set specific MAC address of a network interface
  • Set the MAC randomly
  • Set a MAC of another vendor
  • Set another MAC of the same vendor
  • Set a MAC of the same kind (eg: wireless card)
  • Display a vendor MAC list (today, 6800 items) to choose from

Go to Application > Backtrack > Miscellaneous > Miscellaneous network 

Change or Spoof your MAC-address with Macchanger on Linux

Open Macchanger

Change or Spoof your MAC-address with Macchanger on Linux

Now see your MAC-address with ifconfig command

Change or Spoof your MAC-address with Macchanger on Linux

Now Down your interface with  root@bt~:#ifconfig eth0 down

For Random Mac-address change use the command root@bt~:#macchanger -r eth0

Change or Spoof your MAC-address with Macchanger on Linux

use ifconfig command to see your change mac-address.

For Set random vendor MAC of any Kind use the command root@bt~:#macchanger -A eth0

Change or Spoof your MAC-address with Macchanger on Linux

use ifconfig command to see your change mac-address.

For  Set random vendor MAC of same Kind use the command root@bt~:#macchanger -a eth0

use ifconfig command to see your change mac-address.

Also Check  How to change or spoof MAC address on Windows, Mac OS X

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 Caution :- This tutorial is for education purpose only.

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About Syed Balal Rumy

A 27 year Tech Geek and a blogger from India ( Bihar ) , live in New Delhi. I am MCITP , CEHv8 , CCNA , CCNA Security , CCNP Security , Security + and CCSA certified. Loves to write tech articles based on my real experiences.

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