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Getting an ip on my wifi from china?

asked 2021-03-04 16:06:09 +0000

I was checking the arp on my home wifi for security and I noticed there was one source coming from Chonquin. How would I kick this unknown user out?

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answered 2021-03-04 16:38:10 +0000

grahamb gravatar image

You'll need to show more details, but if it's arp packets you're looking at, they are used to locate MAC addresses of local hosts in your network and the first 3 octets of a MAC address are usually a value assigned to a manufacturer of the network adaptor which Wireshark can resolve for you.

As such, it's likely what you're seeing is the MAC address of a NIC (or equipment) from a manufacturer in China.

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I was filtering arp on my home wifi

anon444 gravatar imageanon444 ( 2021-03-06 17:40:54 +0000 )edit

Can you share the capture file? You can post it on a public sharing site, e.g. Google Drive, Dropbox etc. and post a link to it back here.

grahamb gravatar imagegrahamb ( 2021-03-06 18:08:52 +0000 )edit

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