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Lateralus
06-21-2005, 09:45 AM
I am currently testing some network simulation software. I wrote a small perl script that constantly loops though a bunch of ip address (from the simulated network) and sends the IP snmp get requests. It just keeps doing this over and over for all the IP addresses.

I was ask to try and spoof a MAC address with the requests to see if it has a different effect on the software. The difference being the the requests will be coming from different interfaces.

I want to know if there is a way to do this in Perl and/or some other language (C/C++, Java). I am not looking for an answer, but a finger pointing in the right direction.

Also, I see that there is MAC address spoofing software on the internet, but I would like to write my own code to do this, if it is not out of my scope.

Thanks,
Lateralus

curlious
06-26-2005, 05:20 PM
For those that need anonyinimity. I would suggest research nik cards. Find one that you can program at the media access layer. Somthing that has a soft bios.
Remember be ethical, not paranoid.

confuted
06-26-2005, 06:12 PM
Your description isn't clear, but you're using Linux, which makes it pretty easy using system calls. Your failure to STFW (Google (http://www.google.com/search?q=changing+mac+address+linux&sourceid=mozilla-search&start=0&start=0&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official)) and RTFM (Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MAC_address)) combined with your blatant statement that you're a "1337 haxxorz skirpt-kiddie" that wants to make a "cool Xploit" using standard DOS tactics (http://www.spirit.com/Network/net0300.html) you read about in Newsweek, though, makes me think this post should be reported to the mods.

sean
06-26-2005, 07:50 PM
I have every reason to believe this question is being asked for a malicious and illegitimate purpose. Since a lot of help has already been given to the OP, I am closing this thread. If anybody would like to argue that it should remain open, feel free to PM myself or another mod.