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- A broadcast frame used with wake-on-LAN (WOL) technology. The data that is contained in a Magic Packet is the defined constant as represented in hexadecimal: FF FF FF FF FF FF followed by sixteen contiguous copies of the receiving network adapter's media access control (MAC) address, possibly followed by a four- or six-byte password. A Magic Packet is used to awaken a computer from a low power state. Magic Packet™ is a registered trademark of Advanced Micro Devices of Sunnyvale, CA.
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- binary large object, BLOB, buffer, cache, MAC, Message Authentication Code