MAC address spoofing is a method to change the hardware address of a Network Interface Controller (NIC).
A MAC address is only exposed to the LAN segment and is never visible for users outside of your local network, but users on your LAN can see your MAC address, and by using tools like netlookup.se, MAC addresses can be traced back to a specific manufacturer.
In some cases, you might want not to tell the devices on your LAN what kind of hardware you are running, or maybe your MAC address has been blocked by the gateway.
Use the following steps to change your MAC address. To change the MAC address, you need to be the administrator of the system.
sudo ifconfig en0 ether 30:e3:d6:01:d2:f1Change the MAC address after ether to the MAC address you want to change to.
Make sure that you do not use the same MAC address that someone else is using on the LAN, in that case, the network will have a hard time to determine where the traffic should be sent.
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