| | Re: nbtstat displays different computer name
In the Usenet newsgroup alt.computer.security, in article
<email@example.com .com>, valvowski wrote:
>does anybody know what tool was used that generates different computer
>name everytime i execute nbtstat on a single ip address? it is really
>hard to trace which pc the ip address belongs.
Is the "other" computer local? Use a packet sniffer, and get the
MAC address. If the other computer is not local, and is not using
a reserved IP address (see RFC3330), google for a 'whois' tool.
[compton ~]$ whois -h whois.apnic.net 126.96.36.199
inetnum: 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206
descr: Pacific Internet PH
descr: LL IP Pool
address: Pacific Internet Philippines, Inc.
address: 19F, The Taipan Place,
address: Emerald Ave., Ortigas Center,
address: Pasig City, Philippines