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On 802.11 wireless access points, which of these can be obfuscated through the use of encryption? Pick two.


B) IP addresses

C) MAC addresses

D) Web site address

E) Just make sure everyone is wearing sunglasses

The answer: B) IP addresses and D) Web site address

Encryption can hide IP addresses and web site URLs, but the SSID and MAC addresses are always sent clearly through the wireless network.

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Wireless routers have become a standard installation into our small offices and home offices. In this video, you’ll learn about detailed wireless router configuration options, the basics of hardware and software firewall configuration, and tips for the physical installation of wireless routers.