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Using wireless sniffer and see a unknown ip address of 77.87.178.131

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Using wireless sniffer and see a unknown ip address of 77.87.178.131, where is this ip address coming from? and how do i get rid of it?
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Is it your own WIFI? If so, increase the level of security. WPA2 should be used as a encryption standard.

But there are flaws in WPA2 to. If you use TKIP there is a possibility that someone injects arp packets to the network. If you can you should use AES instead of TKIP. But this is by implementation so you could very well be sitting with hardware that has to be changed.

You can read about the attack here if you like:
http://download.aircrack-ng.org/wiki-files/doc/enhanced_tkip_michael.pdf
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what sniffer are you using and where do you see that address?
could you please post capture-file or screenshot here?
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