US Patent No. 10,367,848

TRANSMITTING RELAY DEVICE IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION IN RESPONSE TO BROADCAST REQUEST IF DEVICE MAKING REQUEST IS AUTHORIZED


Patent No. 10,367,848
Issue Date July 30, 2019
Title Transmitting Relay Device Identification Information In Response To Broadcast Request If Device Making Request Is Authorized
Inventorship Yo Ito, Tokyo (JP)
Assignee NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,367,848

1. A communication control device comprising:hardware, including a processor and memory;
a first transmission unit implemented at least by the hardware and configured to receive a broadcast request for identification information of a relay device for relaying communication from a first information processing device and transmit fake identification information of the communication control device to the first information processing device in response to a request from the first information processing device; and
a second transmission unit implemented at least by the hardware and configured to receive software information of the first information processing device and transmit identification information of the relay device to the first information processing device when the received software information is authorized.