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Get the physical location of wireless router from its MAC address

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The irony is you have to be so close to the source to actually see the MAC address that it probably approaches the error margin of whatever it is they used to triangulate the exact position of the router in the first place. It's certainly not scary privacy-wise for this reason.

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There's an article about this in the Summer 2008 issue of 2600.

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The irony is you have to be so close to the source to actually see the MAC address that it probably approaches the error margin of whatever it is they used to triangulate the exact position of the router in the first place. It's certainly not scary privacy-wise for this reason.

If you were to get the MAC address in any way other than wardriving then you may not have any idea where the router's located.

But of course there aren't many situations I can think of where that would happen...

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If you were to get the MAC address in any way other than wardriving then you may not have any idea where the router's located.

But of course there aren't many situations I can think of where that would happen...

True, but they layer-2 headers are stripped off usually at the access point itself (since it's both a layer-2 and layer-3 device). It would most likely be second-hand information if you came across the MAC that way.

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