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Re: The best way to run a hidden service: one or two computers?

On 09/24/2010 03:10 PM, Robert Ransom wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Sep 2010 17:34:05 -0400
> hikki@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> Robert Ransom:
>>> Also, if you haven't bothered to change your MAC address, an attacker
>>> with any UID can read it using ifconfig; your hardware manufacturers
>>> may have kept records of where the device(s) with that MAC address were
>>> shipped.
>> I have heard of these attacks, like an attacker reading off your MAC 
>> address and even hardware serial numbers. I should be safe regarding 
>> serial numbers, but I am some concerned about the MAC address.
>> It would be very nice to know how to change the MAC address so it says 
>> something different when you run the ifconfig utility. Could you, or anyone, 
>> please help me with that? I'm using Linux.
> Use the macchanger utility.  Make sure you write down your original MAC
> first, in case you need to switch back to it later.
> Robert Ransom

Try the following by hand:
sudo ifconfig eth1 hw ether 00:00:00:00:00:00 # make this something

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