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Send cookies/site login information over my internal network?

Is there a way I can send cookies/site login information to computers within my internal network? i.e push them through in packet headers? Not FTP. For example if I want to send cookies with my ...
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Packet travelling in layers

I want to know how a network packet travels through different layers, i.e. from the physical layer to the presentation layer in Linux systems. Are there any detailed articles or books on this topic ...
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How to open outbound ports in Router?

I am trying to configure this Yamaha router in our lab to open ports to access GMAIL (smtp/imap).I understood that I have to open ports 995 and 465 for this. Should I do this in "Packet Filtering" or ...
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Packet sniffing tools

OS: Windows XP Is there any tool that can do packet sniffing by processes? I use Wireshark before, but that's too wide. I need just to look into a certain process.
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reduce the time taken by application packet to reduce ethernet interface on windows?

How do I possibly reduce the time taken by an application packet e.g.like http from a browser to ethernet of same computer on windows 7? I will be programming in visual studio in c++ in few days. I ...
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Unexplained Log Cruft and Possible Dropped Packets on WPA2-Personal LAN

I've been receiving a LOT of log cruft ever since I installed my WUSB100V2 (using the rt2870sta community driver from the Linux kernel) and was wondering what it all meant. Many times when these ...
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On an unencrypted public wi-fi hotspot, what exactly is a packet sniffer doing to get another computer's packet?

I get mixed results when reading information security articles, some of them stating that in order to do something similar you need to also setup some sort of honeypot with a running access point and ...
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What programs can I use to see what traffic of mine a network admin can see?

What programs can I use to see what traffic of mine a network admin can see? Monitor incoming and outgoing network traffic at a the packet level, I want to make sure my VPN is working properly.
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Can you sniff packets of an open wifi network that you are not connected to?

I mean, just see all the packets going though the air.. is this possible with Wireshark, for example?
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tcpdump missing on Cygwin v1.7.7 for packet sniffing

I am trying to debug why my TCP packets are truncated. I see that only the first 24 bytes of each packet are showing up in my program. The 25th through 28th bytes are scrambled and all others after ...
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Size of an IP Packet

What is the complete size of an IP Packet?
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Remove adapter defined routing entry

I need to remove (or change) the default entry in the routing table for Windows XP, which routes packets with a destination equal to the adapter's address to localhost. The reason for this is I ...
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What are ping packets made of?

What exactly are in the packets that are sent via the ping command? I was reading a Wikipedia article about magic numbers and saw this: DHCP packets use a "magic cookie" value of '63 82 53 63' ...
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How does Router know where to forward packet

If several computers with local addresses (192.168.0.#) are connected to a router and each computer opens a web browser and requests a page over HTTP, when these TCP:80 packets are sent out, the ...
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Continuous packets receive from Internet even when closing browsers,why is that?

I use windows XP sp3 on an HP laptop compaq nc6400 connecting to the net through adsl connection in a local network, as soon as I connect to the internet it starts to receive packets, is a virus doing ...
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Intercept email and see its content

My new company has a monitor position. What a monitor does, is to monitor what anyone is doing. No IM, USB, phone with camera are allowed. I wonder within a WLAN, if a monitor can intercept my email, ...
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Can I have Tshark not truncate my urls

I've been using tshark recently and I've noticed that on certain urls it truncates the URL: Request URI [truncated]: ...
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Win7 Modifying incoming HTTP packet from specific url automatically

Is there an application that can listen in on my PCs http traffic (Preferably process specific), and modify packets that were requested from a certain url ? So let's say everytime I request ...
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What is a good firewall for windows that can block packets based on tcp flags?

I need to find a good firewall for windows that i can use to block packets based on their tcp flags. In this case for example, i need to block incoming FIN packets. Does anyone have a firewall to ...