Sniffing is the act of passively collecting all network traffic that a machine hears, whether or not it is addressed to that machine. Commonly performed for network diagnostics, programming debugging and troubleshooting, and security analysis.

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How to route a Router's wired WAN through my PC's Wireless LAN?

I've got an old Cisco WRT54GS router that I'm wanting to use to create a "experimenting" network. [ I want to packet sniff my 3DS, basically ]. My desktop has a wireless card that I use to connect to ...
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How do capture filters in Wireshark work internally?

I am wondering exactly what happens internally in TShark when I use a capture filter. Specifically, let's say I have the following filter to capture multicast data: host 224.0.26.3 && port ...
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Modify a packet's content on DD-WRT

I need to modify incoming data to my network. Specifically, I want to modify all responses from a specific internet site so it doesn't show a certain HTML element. Is this possible with ...
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SSL sniff VirtualBox

I'm trying to sniff ssl traffic from a VirtualBox I created (Android). I'm using the build-in pcap system of VirtualBox to sniff regular traffic, but obviously that doesn't work for ssl. What I'm ...
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Is it possible to sniff packets on other subnetworks?

I've been reading about packet sniffing and was wondering if it's possible for someone to sniff packets on subnetworks other than the one they're on. Since the point of a subnetwork is that devices ...
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Can't capture inbound/outbound messages in Fiddler

.NET interferes with localhost traffic (there's already a lot of threads open on that topic), but something else is mangling my ability to see traffic to/from my server. I know this because I am ...
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Sniff non-HTTP packets from iOS device

I have an iOS app, which is really crappy, that work as a remote for my TV. I want to reverse engineer the API and build a web based control instead. I have used the BURP Suite to sniff the HTTP ...
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What does this hex value mean in source column within NETMON?

I am using NETMON to try and figure out why my local network is running so slow. I think it may be related to a system logged into it, but in order to not draw attention to my task i have been ...
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scary adware , all links in websites using google analytics goes to ad page

i had no problem until yesterday but today i noticed when i click any links it redirects me to http://www.ultrafiles.net/7cc02b3a/url/MY-LINK-HERE which looks like this: the picture above i tried ...
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What might be causing specific IPv6 HTTPS servers to send an excessive number of RST packets?

Client browsers on my IPv6-enabled home network hang and time out when attempting to load https:// URLs from specific IPv6 sites, such as ones operated by CloudFlare. In those situations, the live log ...
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Sniffing Application Network Traffic on Windows

I have an application running on my computer which communicates with a server over Windows-VPN. I would like to sniff the traffic between that app and the server but Wireshark f.x. will only show me ...
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Network Sniffer identifying strange requests to *.crdui.com

So I just downloaded a Network Sniffer on my local machine, as I think something is going on. As soon as I opened it, selected my network adapter (an LTE stick), it started showing me requests from ...
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Relay/forward captured packtes

Fellow members, Got a small question, How can one relay/forward the packet captured on unix/linux machine to a network device using ftp/tftp/any other mechanism. I've got a wireless network ...
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how to sniff from a TP-Link ADSL modem?

I have a PC and a tablet that connected to a TP-Link ADSL modem. PROBLEM: I want to see the packets that send and receive from my modem not my PC( to see both wire and wireless packets) I search ...
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Problems using tshark sniffing TLS encrypted traffic with .pem key

I am having problems decrypting TLS encrypted syslog-ng packets in a honeynet using tshark (command line Wireshark). The goal is to be able to intercept the packets going from the honeypots to a ...
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How to view edited page after editing the headers in Fiddler?

I am playing a bit with Fiddler because it seems to be the tool of choice for HTTP analysis on Windows, but I can't for the life of me understand how to view the new page after I have edited a request ...
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Wireshark only capturing beacon frames

I am trying to sniff my own network to capture http traffic. On airodump my network security show "WPA - TKIP - PSK", so I went to Wireshark > Edit > Preferences > Protocols > IEEE 802.11 > Enabled ...
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How to sniff download information of different pc's on a network(router) [closed]

I am making a Log Analyzer for downloads on a network by different users. So I want to know who downloaded what in the same network (WLAN). How can I sniff this information from other users of the ...
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Intercept HTTPS traffic of a IP energy consumption monitor device

I have this device connected to my home network, and I'm curious about what it's sending to the Internet. It seems to generate a lot of traffic. I've connected it to my laptop and I've shared the ...
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Wireshark filtering for one network

How do i make Wireshark filter results so it just shows results from one wifi net work. I have had a look on Google but found nothing. Can any one help.
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How to capture HTTP headers to particular url in my Ubuntu computer?

I am connecting a website and can see the hearders by firefox inspect tool. I like to do it from outside of the browser for particular url acceses. How can I do it in my Ubuntu computer?
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Can't catch packet using jpcap

To sniff the hidden URL of videos, I use Jsoup to connect the page and use Jpcap to catch the packets from the hidden server, but what Jpcap catches is null.Here is the code: Receiver.java public ...
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Hidden network interfaces

I'm trying to list all network interfaces in a linux server (network sniffer). When I use the command tcpdump -D is shows only the managing ports and lo. Are the other ports hidden some way? Is there ...
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Looking for a tool to inspect HTTP data between a mobile phone and AV receiver

I am trying to dissect the protocol used by my AV receiver and its mobile app on my phone. Basically, I'd like to see all the GET/POST requests from the app on the phone and the responses from the ...
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How to I capture HTTP header traffic in my home network

I'm trying to experiment with some HTTP data for a personal project. What I would like to do is capture all the HTTP traffic that passes through my Wifi Router at home and use that data for some ...
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WiFi connection lags from time to time

My home LAN connection lags from time to time (approx once a minute). This is noticeable by temporary pauses of continuos operations like file copying, RDP working and video playback with small ...
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How to keep socket visible after closing the connection?

Is it possible to configure Linux to keep a tcp connection visible for netstat/lsof after being closed? (doesn't matter the connection state). I need to detect it with netstat/lsof but if the ...
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Connecting PS4 through SonicWall TZ100 firewall | Sony Error NW 31162-3

I am attempting to Connect my PlayStation 4 through my SonicWall TZ100. I have below Ports Forwarded. I'm not great with Packet capturing, but as far as I can tell nothing is getting bounced that is ...
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How many bytes of a WLAN packet do I have to examine to extract MAC addresses?

How many bytes of a 802.11 (WLAN) packet do I have to examine to be able to extract source, destination, receiver and transmitter adress from the header? This image suggests the header length of a ...
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How to view other lan users packets via wireshark

It seems that I can only view my own packets, how to view other lan users packets via wireshark?
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What stops an internet router from sniffing my traffic?

Packets travel through internetworks, and take many routes through internet routers. On each route that forwards traffic to another until reaching the ultimate destination, what stops them from ...
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Is there a way to limit number of packet captures with tcpflow?

I want to limit the number of captured packets, such as: tcpdump -c 20 I want to use tcpflow instead. Is this possible? The console throws a syntax error using tcpflow with the -c parameter. edit - ...
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Disable TCP checksum validation in Microsoft Network Monitor 3.4

I am using Microsoft Network Monitor 3.4 to analyse some packet captures. The hardware that the packets are being captured on use TCP checksum offloading, which means that the TCP checksum data in ...
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Sniffing the Router for Packets

I have used WireShark software to sniff my Network Interface. What if i wanted to sniff the router that what other computers on the network are doing? Is there any way to do that? Computers are ...
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Wifi password VS MACs filtering - in terms of speed vs security

Background First I need to say that I know about how better it is to secure the wifi network even with WEP , than to not secure it at all, and I know there is a thread asking a similar question like ...
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Unable to capture wifi traffic with wireshark

Even a few days ago everything was fine, but now simply I can't capture and see tcp, http, etc. wifi traffic but only the traffic for the protocols 802.11 and LLC. I used different wifi spots ...
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Serial port sniffer / monitor / logger software for Windows 7, 64-bit?

Question edited. Need to understand the serial communication protocol between a USB device and PC, that uses serial over USB communication. I was planning on using a software based approach for ...
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how to see the communication between client and server (string form)

I have a client-server application. The problem is the server is not able to support as many client as being mentioned in the specs or as being claimed by the provider. What i am trying to is to ...
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Why can't nc / netcat sniff http port traffic easily?

I'm NOT looking for advice such as "try wireshark." I'm trying to understand what netcat is and isn't. When I try to listen (-l) to port 80, it says "address already in use." Can netcat not listen to ...
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Wireshark - How do i filter the TCP[RST] packet?

I am looking for filter out the TCP[RST] packets on wireshark. I have tried tcp.analysis.flag but it didn't help.
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Change TCP sequence numbers for packet replay?

First off, I'm using wireshark for capture and colasoft for replay. I'm attempting to replay a group of captured packets back, looped to be done several times over (the purpose of this is just to send ...
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Hexadecimal Values Are Seemingly Backwards When Analyzing Packets Using Wireshark

Using Wireshark I am trying to debug an error that I am experiencing with one of my applications. I am having difficulty understanding how the packet contents are being formatted and displayed in ...
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How can I capture packets belonging to a certain process

I need to capture packets belonging to a program or process. I know Winshark, but it just displays network traffic in a mess (in my view). If one wants to get the packets of a given process, you must ...
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Actual Destination IP instead of Proxy's IP in traffic capture

I want to capture the network traffic of my host through wireshark and need to get the source and destination ip addresses from the packets. The problem I am facing is that I am behind Proxy Server ...
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Is sending syslog events over udp secure?

I'm considering using a service from papertrailapp.com (other similar services are loggly and splunk), where you configure your syslog to echo events to it over udp. It involves adding this entry to ...
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Wireshark - Help seeing all network traffic

I have a Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter and am running Windows 8. Sadly although my new computer helps in the design and testing of my touch based applications, my Network Engineering abilities ...
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Need a creditable source on specifics of Promiscuous and Monitor WNIC modes?

Having searched a great deal of websites to find an explicit statement about the specifics of Promiscuous and Monitor mode as used in WNICs, I finally found this in Spiff's answer to: Wireless Card ...
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wifi router is masking ip addresses

I have a rookie question regarding routing and wifi access points. Background I have a main switch (cisco catalyst 2950) that sits behind my router/firewall. On that switch I have an IDS (snort) ...
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Lightweight network packet capture solution for windows? [closed]

I'm looking for a lightweight packet capture solution for Windows. It needs to capture all packets on a physical network device and write them to a file (preferably .pcap, because that's easiest for ...
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Tracking information on HTTPS connection

My organization uses cyberoam firewall. They are monitoring all activities including my search text in Google, Wikipedia etc. So recently i changed to HTTPS versions and now using HTTPS connections of ...