Mac address

India
May 24, 2007 3:19am CST
hi, recently unknowingly i gave away MAC address of my LAN card to the customer service of ISP, some one told me he may misuse it and i may get stuck up please tell me what are the happenings of this thanx KP
1 response
@mirage108 (3403)
• United States
24 May 07
well when I had an isp do this to me, it was a way for the computer to sign onto the internet. I was using a router and I gave them the mac address of the router. A mac address is the address of your machine / computer on a network. it is another way to find it just like an ip address.