Port Security

Introducing the macof Tool

Today, various tools can perform MAC flooding attacks. These tools include Ettercap3, Yersinia4, THC Parasite5, and macof. Macof is efficient and extremely simple to use. Example 2-1 presents its manual page. macof - flood a switched LAN with random MAC addresses SYNOPSIS macof -i interface -s src -d dst -e tha -x sport -y dport -n times macof floods the local network with random MAC addresses (causing some switches to fail open in repeating mode, facilitating sniffing). A straight C port of...