Packet monitoring

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by r00t, Mar 30, 2005.

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  1. r00t

    r00t Registered Member

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    I'm looking for an easy to use program that will monitor what is being sent to and from PC. I've looked at one ot two in the past but they seemed pretty hard to understand and could't realy read any of the logs that it saved because I didn't have a clue what I was looking for.

    Does anyone has any suggestions on what software I could use?
     
  2. Capp

    Capp Registered Member

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    Hey!

    I have used EtherPeek before and it didn't seem that difficult to understand or config. It isn't free but does a very good job.

    I have also heard of EtherReel being a good one but have not used it.

    Here is the link to etherpeek's newest:

    http://www.wildpackets.com/products/etherpeek_nx
     
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    CrazyM Firewall Expert

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  4. gottadoit

    gottadoit Security Expert

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    r00t,
    What sort of traffic are you trying to monitor ?
    Is it from specific programs or just generally wondering what is going on

    Are you looking to achieve a specific goal while you are doing this ?
    How much effort are you prepared to put in so that this is also a learning experience ?
     
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