Tag Archive | "network-sniffing"


20 September 2011 | 13,347 views

NetworkMiner v1.1 Released – Windows Packet Analyzer & Sniffer

NetworkMiner is a Network Forensic Analysis Tool (NFAT) for Windows. NetworkMiner can be used as a passive network sniffer/packet capturing tool in order to detect operating systems, sessions, hostnames, open ports etc. without putting any traffic on the network. NetworkMiner can also parse PCAP files for off-line analysis and to regenerate/reassemble transmitted files and certificates [...]

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19 August 2010 | 17,451 views

Tshark – Network Protocol Analyzer & Traffic Dumper

Tshark is actually part of the Wireshark package, and has some similar functionality. It does some cool stuff though so I thought it’s worthy of its own post. TShark is a network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture packet data from a live network, or read packets from a previously saved capture file, either printing [...]

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12 November 2009 | 67,766 views

Cain & Abel v4.9.35 – Password Sniffer, Cracker and Brute-Forcing Tool

It’s been quite a while since we’ve written about Cain & Abel, one of the most powerful tools for the Windows platform (back in 2007 here). Cain & Abel is a password recovery tool for Microsoft Operating Systems. It allows easy recovery of various kind of passwords by sniffing the network, cracking encrypted passwords using [...]

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10 June 2009 | 8,051 views

FTPXerox v1.0 – FTP File Transfer Sniffer

This is an old tool, but still useful. I saw someone asking for a tool to grab FTP files from the wire without using something like Wireshark, which brought me to this tool – FTPXerox. FTPXerox grabs files that are transferred across the network using the FTP protocol. It was written to demonstrate the fact [...]

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02 April 2008 | 10,118 views

Wireshark v1.0.0 Released – Cross Platform Graphical Packet Sniffer

After nearly 10 years of developement Wireshark (formely known as Ethereal) has finally reached version 1! For those that don’t know, Wireshark is the world’s foremost network protocol analyzer, and is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions. Wireshark development thrives thanks to the contributions of networking experts [...]

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19 September 2007 | 9,304 views

IPAudit – Network Activity Monitor with Web Interface

IPAudit monitors network activity on a network by host, protocol and port. It listens to a network device in promiscuous mode, and records every connection between two ip addresses. A unique connection is determined by the ip addresses of the two machines, the protocol used between them, and the port numbers (if they are communicating [...]

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07 September 2007 | 13,885 views

Driftnet – View Images From Live Network Traffic

Inspired by EtherPEG, Driftnet is a program which listens to network traffic and picks out images from TCP streams it observes. Fun to run on a host which sees lots of web traffic. EtherPEG was a program that sniffed for JPEGs passing by on the AirPort networks at MacHack, and showed them on the huge [...]

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02 January 2007 | 225,996 views

Cain & Abel – Download the Super Fast and Flexible Password Cracker with Network Sniffing

Cain & Abel is easily one of our favourite password crackers here at Darknet, especially because it’s oldskool but still under development, unlike most other projects which have been abandoned as time passed. Cain & Abel has some awesome stuff built in like native network sniffing and network password grabbing. Cain & Abel is a [...]

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