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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Monitor Network Traffic on WPA

I know the password to the network. All I want to do is see what is going on. I don't care if it's encrypted. How do I do this? Help!
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How do I un-gzip data captured by Wireshark?

I have a Wireshark capture file with a HTTP request, however, the request is gzipped. My question is how can I ungzip it so see what data was transfered in cleartext? The capture file is here if ...
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Capture traffic for specific application

I have an application which communicates with some server. I want to know what the IP of this server is. How can I capture all the traffic from a specific application and not just all the traffic like ...
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Is there a nice, graphical, packet sniffer for Mac OSX?

I have Wireshark and have used tcpdump, but I was wondering if there was a nice GUI to capture and view packets on the Mac. Ideally, something that is protocol aware, so that it knows how to break up ...
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Wireshark does not see interfaces (winXP)

Short story: Wireshark is working....on my winXP-32b ... usage .... Long long time later Wireshark does not work It can't find any usefull interface (just VPN) ipconfig /all Ethernet adapter ...
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How can I sniff traffic sent by POST method (on another computer)?

Suppose there is a site which has a form and it send data through POST method over http (NOT HTTPS)? I can access this website directly and also the victim's computer directly. How can i sniff what ...
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Looking for HTTP debugging proxy for Mac similar to Fiddler on Windows [closed]

In previous jobs when I've worked on a Windows machine, I've used Fiddler for viewing HTTP transactions and debugging. I'm specifically looking to monitor the HTTP transactions for an ajax site I'm ...
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How to sniff for wireless MAC addresses in area - My laptop got stolen

A few days ago my apartment got broken in, and they took all the electronics, including my $1500 laptop. We are pretty sure it's an inside job (as in someone from the same building), so I believe ...
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What is the best program to know what applications are doing with online connections? [closed]

Does anyone know a small tool that you install which simply informs you of what information applications are sending with their online connections, e.g. so if you are installing photoshop elements ...
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Windows tool to find out which port an app is trying to use?

I am guessing that netstat shows apps and their ports that already have a connection and it doesn't show or can't show an app that is trying to open a connection. If I have an app that's trying to ...
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Software to view all HTTP connections made by your computer? [closed]

I would like to see all HTTP connections (with free and preferably open source software), and their full responses made by my computer. A performance hit doesn't matter, as I will use this only in ...
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HTTPDebuggerPro doesn't save response contents

I'm using HTTPDebuggerPro on Win 7 x64 and the problem is, it doesn't save response contents for some of the response bodies. Is there a way to fix it? I've tried Charles... it's so lame, you need to ...
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How can I sniff packets from an unsecured wireless network?

I am interested in being able log packets going over a unsecured wireless network. Specifically, I want to see HTTP POST / GET requests and responses going between the router and computers on the ...
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Can I do packet sniffing out of the box on OS X?

I'm doing some development, a Java app that communicates via HTTP. The log4j isn't helping me much so I'd like to see the actual HTTP Request that I am creating once it gets sent out. I know that in ...
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How do I create a wireless linux router from a spare server?

I'm going to be doing some experiments with network traffic sniffing and I would like to setup a linux box as my home router. Are there any really easy ways to do this and have a web-configurable ...