(John Conover) writes:

> Some of the popular wireless routers have an option to email
> access/security logs to an account on the Internet. When enabled, the
> logs contain the last 24 bits of the MAC address of the router's cable
> modem port, (the rest could be guessed since the brand name is
> included in the email,) and, the MAC address of the cable modem's
> router port.
> Was I potty trained wrong, or is this risky.

It could be, but isn't necessarily.  Depends on other details of how the
network is set up.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area
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